"In a weird and intriguing act of synchronization, all 12 students unknowingly began flipping their card to seek the answer."
Romans 6:23, “For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.”(ESV)
The test was always about who was honest enough to admit that they didn’t know.”
In an extended and viciously awkward space of silence, the professor then said, “Everyone please open your red envelope.”
Amazingly enough, everyone in the class was so emotionally charged over the quiz, that they all somehow managed to forget their envelopes. That’s right, they forgot the envelope. The envelope. The envelope that could potentially make all of this confusion go away. Looking down, they each tore into them at varying speeds.
Inside of each envelope was this note:
“If you’re reading this, you now have a chance to make something out of nothing. As of a short while ago, your grade was originally and unavoidably marred. In the face of this realization there was (as you thought) nothing you could do about to change your circumstances. However, in your asking for assistance, you learned that there is always something you can do, even when you can’t do a thing. You learned that when you are without hope or even a chance, you can always ask for help. Nonetheless, as a recipient of this note, you should still know that there is still very strong potential for you to fail your grade. Flip the card to learn more.”
In a weird and intriguing act of synchronization, all 12 students unknowingly began flipping their card to seek the answer. The backside had a paragraph and 3 numbered lines. The paragraph read this way:
“Your test is this: Leave this campus, find 3 people in need, and help them out individually. Upon completion, take a selfie with the person and have them sign one of the numbered lines below. After the completion of each act of benevolence, you are to write a 250 word paper describing the experience. You have 2 weeks to complete this task. Good luck.”
Without fail, they looked up at nearly the same time and the professor said, “You’re dismissed.” And after his statement, he then walked out…