William leaned over the rail. I love you, Joshua.” His voice was hoarse. “Jesus loves you too.”
Another train whistle.
William Carson stumbled to the lever. Putting both hands on it, he pulled it down, then sand onto the floor, put his face in his hands and sobbed.
The train passengers crossed the bridge as usual. Some of its passengers enjoyed the view of the river, some continued reading and some slept. All were blissfully unaware of the sacrifice a father had just made for them.
Therein is the difference between those passengers and you and I.
We know God gave up his Son to a cruel death for your sake and for mine. What will we do about it?
Loren Beachy is an auctioneer and an elementary school teacher. He can be contacted by writing to 14047 Ind. 4, Goshen, IN 46528 or by calling 642-1180.