A Worthless Shot

Imagine that two classes are dismissed to go get a shot in the school clinic. One class is told that the shot will inoculate them against a deadly plague that has taken many lives in your community. The other class is told, ?recent studies have shown that this inoculation doesn?t work, but we hate to cancel the plans and put a longer teaching load on the teachers, so we?ll continue the shots, just as if they really help.? With this preparation, which group will be able to take the shot with a better attitude? Why? (People can endure a lot of pain, as long as they know that the payoff is worth the pain. That?s the assurance we have in the Scriptures.) ? Copyright 2002 Steve Miller - All Rights Reserved

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