Have you ever done something that your God-given conscience told you
that you shouldn’t, but you did it anyway, only to bitterly regret it later?
The following old story illustrates how foolish that is. One cold morning a
man was walking in the woods and spied a snake. Because of the weather
the snake was stiff and motionless. The man picked it up and put it in the
bib of his overalls. Before he got home the snake warmed up and
proceeded to bite him. To this the man exclaimed, “Why did you do that?”
The snake replied, “Why not ? You knew I was a snake when you picked