Ten Commandments The preacher's sermon was on the Ten Commandments. When
he reached the fourth, "Thou Shalt Not Steal," he noticed that one
of his parishioners, a little man sitting in the front row, became very
When the preacher reached the seventh, "Thou Shalt Not
Commit Adultery," the man suddenly smiled and relaxed. After the
service, the preacher approached the man and asked him the reason for his
The man replied with an embarrassed smile, "When
you talked about the Fourth Commandment, I suddenly discovered that my
umbrella was missing.
But when you said, Thou Shalt Not Commit Adultery,
I remembered where I left it!"