A great and wise man once called one of his workmen to him saying, “Go into the far country and build for me a house. The decisions of planning and of actual construction will be yours, but remember, I shall come to accept your work for a very special friend of mine.”
And so the workmen departed with a light heart for his field of labor. Material of all kinds was plentiful here, but the workman had a mind of his own. “Surely,’ he thought, “I know my business. I can use a bit of inferior materials here and cheat on my workmanship a little there, and still make the finished work look good. Only I will know that what I have built has weaknesses.”
And so, at last the work was completed and the workman reported back to the great man and wise man. “Very good,” he said. “Now remember that I wanted you to use only the finest materials and craftsmanship inn this house because I wanted to make present of it? My friend, you are the one I had you build it for. It is all yours.”
How much like man. He comes to earth a stranger. He has his free agency. He may build as he likes. But on the morning of his resurrection he will receive what he has built for an eternal home and habitation.
Author – Unknown