A Bible in Two Halves

“I called on a poor man for the collection, [writes the author] who said, ‘I am very sorry, but work has been so bad, that I cannot get my little money together, even to help buy a Bible, so I shall be obliged to make my part of a Bible do until after haymaking season.’  ‘Let me see the part you talk of,’ said I.  ‘Here it is,’ said he.  ‘It looks well used,’ I replied, ‘but how came you to have it in this cut state?’  ‘You see when my mother died, I and my brother both wanted it; so we cut it in half, and he took the New Testament, and I the Old. I take it with me every day to read in the hay-fields with my comrades.’  I called the next morning, and left my own Bible with the man as a gift.  I know both the brothers are Christian people.”


About William Moore

I am a Christian, saved and living by God's grace. I am doing this blog on a book called, "The World of Religious Anecdote," or, as I like to call it, "Christian Anecdotes." The reason why I am doing this blog, on a book, instead of about myself, is because there are so many unedifying things in the world, so that we, as Christians, need to take the world and subdue it for our Lord. I believe and hope that is what I am doing here, in this blog. I try to do my posts twice a week, in order to keep the flow going. I hope you enjoy reading, learning, and sharing this book, "Christian Anecdotes."
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