Destruction

65% approval for capital punishment (illustration)

The American public has consistently backed capital punishment. In a Gallup Poll in 1976, 65%, approved of it. But between 1966-76, no executions occurred in the U.S. The Supreme Court, in a 5-to-4 decision, abolished capital punishment in June 1972. However, since the Supreme Co …

Attitude of the occupants of hell (illustration)

Asa Keys, a former district attorney of Los Angeles County, was convicted of conspiracy to obstruct justice. He was sentenced to serve a term in San Quentin prison. When the inmates of the prison heard of his conviction and sentence, they laughed long and hard because he had pros …

Almost Every Bible Was Destroyed (illustration)

In 303, Emperor Diocletian inaugurated the most terrific onslaught the world has known against the Bible. Almost every Bible was destroyed, myriads of Christians perished, and a column of triumph was erected over an exterminated Bible with the inscription: “Extincto nominee …

Selling Hope on the Ash Heap of Destruction (illustration)

In late 18th century Poland, the Kaiser’s forces were burning all the Jewish villages. One village had been burned and nothing was left standing. As the sun came up the next morning an old Jewish gentlemen pounded a few boards together, made a sellers stall and opened it up …

Bible & Hymnbook Survive a Fire (illustration)

Soon after a missionary arrived in a small Chinese town she noticed that a gang of bandits had just destroyed the little town and everything in it. Then a native Christian, showed the missionary the ruins of his home; a burnt roof and structure, and furniture, all turned to …

Ants Topple Corinthian Pillar at the Acropolis (illustration)

At the foot of the Acropolis at Athens there stand a few beautiful Corinthian pillars. These are all that remain of the once-famous Temple of Olympian Zeus. The Athenians regard these pillars with the utmost veneration, and everything has been done to preserve them. To thei …

The Destruction of Gossip (illustration)

Fire and sword are but slow engines of destruction in comparison with the gossiper. (Source Unknown). …

Destruction (illustration)

These Pharisees were not true shepherds, but actually thieves and robbers. Killing the sheep, leading them to their destruction. How many so-called shepherds today are leading their flocks to destruction by giving them religion instead of relationship? By leading them in le …

World War II Was The Most Costly War in People Killed (illustration)

By far the most costly war in terms of human life was World War II (1939-45), in which the total number of fatalities, including battle deaths and civilians of all countries, is estimated to have been 54,800,000, assuming 25,000,000 U.S.S.R. fatalities and 7,800,000 Chinese civil …

The Sinking of The Titanic in 1912 (illustration)

“God Himself could not sink this ship,” boasted a deckhand aboard R. M. S. Titanic in 1912. The men who built the ship, the civilized world, the credulous public-all believed and boasted that the ship was unsinkable. But God was not mocked. It is said that when the capt …