October 9, 2017
Imagine a family at Thanksgiving dinner. Dressed in their Sunday best, they’re seated around a beautiful table with a golden-brown turkey in the center. They take each others’ hands and bow their heads to say grace.
“Heavenly Father, we thank you for …”
The doorbell rings, and there’s a loud banging at the door.
“Help!” says a frightened woman, screaming.
The father stops praying and opens the door.
“Help!” she says again. “Call the fire department! My house is burning, and my family is inside!”
At this point, the father has options. He can call 911 and help the poor woman. He can also go to