The Stone in the Road: How Will God’s Church Respond?


There is a story* of yesteryear about a great and wise king who was always looking for effective ways to teach his people about good citizenship.

He once said:

“Nothing good can come to a nation where people constantly complain and expect others to solve their problems. God gives the good things of life to those who take responsibility for its challenges.”

One quiet night, while everyone was sleeping, the king ventured onto a road near his palace and placed a large stone in its way. He then hid behind a hedge to observe what would happen.

First, a farmer came with a wagon heavily loaded with grain, which he was taking to the mill to be ground. Seeing the big stone in the road, he said crossly, “Well, whoever saw such carelessness?”

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