The famous atheist Voltaire was once a guest at one of the banquets given by Frederick the Great. In an attempt to mock at the believers in God and eternal life, he said to the Christians present at the banquet, “I’m ready to sell my seat in heaven for one Prussian Dollar.”
Then, one of the believers commented saying, “Sir, since you’re in Prussia, you must know that you aren’t allowed to sell anything without prior proof of ownership. Are you prepared to prove that you have a seat in heaven?”
Voltaire marvelled at that comment and was so ashamed that he only said a few words during the rest of the evening.
Lord, You promised me not to worry about what to say.
Our Heavenly Father’s Spirit grants us the words to speak.
Grant me that my life be adorned with holiness,
That it be filled with Your heavenly wisdom,
And empowered with the power of the Spirit.
The Broken Heart
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