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
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 someone that they
disliked or someone who had made them angry, and
he would allow them to throw darts at the
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 pleased with the overall effect
she had achieved.
The class lined up and began throwing darts.
Some of the students threw their darts with such
force that their targets were ripping apart.
Sally 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.
Underneath the target was a picture of Jesus. A
hush fell over the room as each student viewed
the mangled picture of Jesus; holes and jagged
marks covered His face and His eyes were
Dr. Smith said only these words... "In as
much as ye have done it unto the least of these
my brethren, ye have
done it unto Me."
No other words were necessary; the tears filled
eyes of the students focused only on the picture
This is an easy test; you score 100 or zero.
It's your choice. If you aren't ashamed to do this, please follow
Jesus said, "If you are ashamed of me, I will
be ashamed of you, before My Father."