The Meenister’s Log
it used to be the custom (and perhaps it still is with some older ministers) to construct a sermon thus: Text (a Bible verse or verses), an introduction, and then three points dealing with the theme, and finally, a conclusion.
Once, a visiting Minister was preaching in one of the churches I served.
At the children’s story time, she asked the youngsters in the congregation “Does your Minister have three points?”
Then a wee voice pipes up, “The Hearts got three points against Hibs yesterday!”
Out of the mouths………