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Converted Convict A convict, dying of a loathsome disease in the Arizona State Prison at Florence, was given a New Testament one day by a visiting prison worker. He started to read it and became so convicted of sin that…
Misuse of Scripture A man who was fond of having his own way at home made sure that he got it by constantly reminding his wife that the Bible said she was to obey her husband. He made this an…
A New Heart A certain prisoner, most cunning and brutal, was singularly repulsive even in comparison with other prisoners. He had been known for his daring and for the utter absence of all feeling when committing acts of violence. The…
The Infallible Chart A ship's mate once challenged a chaplain with the question, "How is it that you are always talking to my men about Jesus Christ? Did you ever see Him?" "No, I never did." "Then how can you…
The Anvil Last eve, someone passed beside a blacksmith's door, and heard the anvil ring the vesper chime. Then looking in, he saw upon the floor old hammers, worn with beating years of time."How many anvils have you had," he…
Missing the Point Orville and Wilbur Wright were excited. On December 17, 1903, they had finally succeeded in keeping their homemade airplane in the air for 59 seconds. Immediately they rushed a telegram to their sister in Dayton, Ohio, telling…
What They Said about the Bible "Make it the first morning business of your life to understand some part of the Bible clearly, and make it your daily business to obey it in all that you do understand"-John Ruskin. "I…
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