Deceit

Joseph Stalin’s propaganda machine (illustration)

Despite the mind-numbing brutality of the Joseph Stalin regime in the Soviet Union, his propaganda machine did its job well. Many Russians hailed him as a hero and a savior, including a young school girl who was chosen to greet Stalin on one occasion. Years later, this woman reca …

Swindoll - A Whirlwind Romance (illustration)

A young man fell in love with an opera singer who had a beautiful voice. After a whirlwind romance and a hurry-up ceremony, they were off on their honeymoon together. She began to prepare for their first night together, As he watched, his chin dropped to his chest. She plucked ou …

Satan is a Terrible Taskmaster (illustration)

Satan is a terrible taskmaster. Here’s a helpful quotation which summarizes his deceit: “He promises the best, but pays with the worst; he promises honor and pays with disgrace; he promises pleasure and pays with pain; he promises profit and pays with loss; he promises life …

Stealing a Watermelon (illustration)

A father and son were driving down a country road and saw a watermelon patch a little way off the highway. The father said to the boy, “Keep a lookout here while I go get a melon.” He snuck into the patch, lifted a choice melon from the vine, and then called to th …