Related commentaries – Choice

Jesus Chooses Matthew as a Disciple – Mark 2:13 – 2:17

Prisoner chooses his last meal before execution

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 prisoner, “I always wanted to try them, but was afraid to eat them before!” (Source Unknown).