"As he waited, he noticed the rest of the students as they exited the class. Some walked away without a care in the world. Some even in groups, laughing at the thought that they failed the class."
Deuteronomy 20:1, “When you go out to battle against your enemies and see horses and chariots and people more numerous than you, do not be afraid of them; for the LORD your God, who brought you up from the land of Egypt, is with you.”(NASB)
Carlos nervously took the enveloped, peered the class, & whispered, “What does this mean?” The professor said, “Unless you know the answer, and it appears you don’t. Then that envelope is your last and only option.” The professor then looked up at Carlos and mouthed, “Trust me.”
Skeptically pleased, Carlos made his way outside of the classroom, sat on the hall bench, and waited. As he waited, he noticed the rest of the students as they exited the class. Some walked away without a care in the world. Some even in groups, laughing at the thought that they failed the class.
However, ever so often, a student would come out of the class with a confused look. Interestingly enough, each of them all had a red envelope and they all sat on the bench. Granted it wasn’t many of them, but they were all comforted to see that they were not alone.
This process continued until the last of all the students were gone. Out of the 48 in the class. 12 sat on the bench and 36 exited without a care. Carlos naturally concluded that the remaining 11 were people just like him, after all they all had the same expression of gleeful confusion, and they all had the same red envelope. Granted, as college students, he didn’t know them very well. However, he did conclude the following:
As he contemplated these things, the professor came out…