The Dart Test
Jesus Christ said; "Love your enemies,
do good to those who hate you, bless those who
curse you, pray for those who mistreat
6:27-28 *NIV )
As you know it is
written; 'Love your neighbor as yourself.' ( Matthew
19:19 & Leviticus:18.)
So today I would like to share with
you a message that was sent to me by one of our subscriber's. May it minister to you
as it has to me. It
The Dart Test...
A young lady named
Sally, relates an experience she had in a seminary
class, given by her teacher, Dr Smith. She says that Dr Smith was known for his elaborate object lessons. Now one particular day, Sally walked into the seminary and knew they were in for a fun day.
On the wall was a
big target and on a nearby table were many darts. Dr. Smith told
the students to draw a picture of some-
one that they disliked, or someone
who had made them angry, and he would allow them to
throw darts at the person's
Sally's friend drew
a picture of who had stolen her boyfriend. Another
friend drew a picture of his little brother. Sally drew a picture of a former friend, putting a great deal of detail
into her drawing, even drawing pimples on the face.
Sally was very pleased with the overall effect she
The class lined up
and began throwing darts. Some of the students threw their darts with such force that their
targets were ripping apart.
looked forward to her turn, and was filled with disappointment
when Dr. Smith, because of time limits, asked the
students to return to their seats. As Sally sat thinking
about how angry she was because she
didn't have a chance to throw any darts at her target.
Dr. Smith began removing the target from the wall.
target was a picture of Jesus. Needless
to say a hush fell over the room as each student viewed
mangled picture of Jesus; holes and jagged marks covered
and His eyes were pierced.
It was then that
Dr. Smith said only these words... 'Assuredly, I say
to you, inasmuch as you did it to one of the least
of these My brethren, you did it to Me.'
( Matthew 25:40. ) No other words were necessary; as tears filled eyes of the students, as they focused only on the
mangled picture of Jesus Christ.
( Author Unknown )
All My Love & Prayers,