Choice

Muslim Tells Why he Became a Christian (illustration)

After a Muslim in Africa was converted to Christ, his friends asked him why he became a Christian. He answered, “Well, it’s like this. Suppose you were going down the road and suddenly the road forked in two directions, and you didn’t know which way to go; and th …

Prisoner Chooses His Last Meal Before Execution (illustration)

A condemned prisoner awaiting execution was granted the usual privilege of choosing the dishes he wanted to eat for his last meal. He ordered a large mess of mushrooms. “Why all the mushrooms and nothing else?” inquired the guard. “Well,” replied the priso …

Where many preachers fail (illustration)

A man who owned a large manufacturing company visited a great city church during a business trip. After the service he congratulated the minister on his service and sermon. “But,” said, “if you were my salesman, I’d discharge you.” Of course that raised a few …

We have a choice every day regarding our attitude (illustration)

The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of Attitude on life. Attitude to me is more important: than facts, than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than failures, than successes, than what other people think or say or do, than appearances, tha …

Col. Sanders Gets Saved at Age 79 (illustration)

In his autobiography, Col. Harland Sanders of Kentucky Fried Chicken fame says that he was always a God-fearing man. In every venture he gave God a tenth of the profits. Yet he knew that if he died, God probably wouldn’t take him to heaven. Worried, he traveled to Australi …

A Choice to Turn or Burn (illustration)

Arthur Pink, a theologian from another generation, talks against those who preach about Jesus as a savior from hell rather than a savior from sin. He explained that there are many who are dangerously deceived by this, because there are many who desire to escape the flames of hell …

The One You Feed The Most Wins (illustration)

There is a story told among the Cherokee Indians… One evening an old Cherokee Indian told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside people. He said, “My son, the battle is between 2 wolves. One is Evil. It is anger, envy, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, rese …