Choices

Nicholes - My choice to follow Chrst (illustration)

While on a US Army troop ship from New York to Germany. I heard an announcement that there was a protestant service in one of the lower compartments of the ship. My first reaction was, who would want to go to some kind of a religious service on a beautiful day like this? However, in a few more …

Failing to Warn of Yorkshire Flood Disaster (illustration)

On the night of the great Holmfirth (Yorkshire) flood, which caused such disaster some years ago, a man on the reservoir saw the water rise to a dangerous height. He paced up and down for twenty minutes watching, hesitating, and asking himself the question, “Shall I gi …

Ireland’s President Threw His Pipe Away on His Way to Prison (illustration)

Eamon De Valera was an Irish statesman who served three times as prime minister of Ireland and subsequently as her president. After the Easter rebellion of 1916, De Valera was sentenced to penal servitude. While traveling to prison, he took out his pipe and was about to lig …

The Devil Saw a Man Pick up Something (illustration)

Once the Devil was walking along with one of his cohorts. They saw a man ahead of them pick up something shiny. “What did he find?” asked the cohort. “A piece of the truth,” the Devil replied. “Doesn’t it bother you that he found a piece of the tr …

Col. Harlan Sanders of Kentucky Fried Chicken 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. Yet he knew that if he died, God probably wouldn’t take him to heaven. Worried, he traveled to Australia to a special church convention for the answer. He di …