Example | Self-righteousness | Teacher

“And they were astonished at His teaching” (Mark 1:22).

Two men went to Church to pray. One was a man named Hornblower, the other was a teacher. The man named Hornblower stood and looked heavenward, saying, “God, I thank you that I am not grasping, unjust, adulterous like the rest of mankind, and particularly that poor teacher here who feeds off the public payroll. My money pays part of that teacher ’s salary; it is my money that helped build this Church; I contribute money to the foreign missions.” Hearing this, the school teacher bowed his head and said, “God be very merciful to me, a sinner. I was that man’s teacher.”

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