To Illustrate Plus

Morality
Exodus 20:1-17

In response to the statement "There are clear guidelines about what's good or evil that apply to everyone regardless of their situation," the percentage who said they

Completely agree 37%

Mostly agree 46%

Mostly disagree 12%

Completely disagree 4%

Have no opinion 1%

Results of a national Gallup survey,
cited in
Emerging Trends (Jan. 1999)
(Absolutes, Ten Commandments)

Death
Psalm 90:10

Percentage of hospital deaths that are "negotiated" (either patients or their families have to make decisions about whether to continue treatment): 70

U.S. Catholic (Jan. 1999)
(Decisions, Responsibility)

Heaven
Philippians 1:21-23

A woman was diagnosed with a terminal illness and had been given three months to live. As she was getting her things in order, she contacted her pastor and asked him to come to her house to discuss some of her final wishes.

She told him which songs she wanted sung at her funeral service, what Scriptures she would like read, and what outfit ...

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