From Ray Comfort -
Early in August 2012 in
Huntsville, Alabama, a young man sent a text message to a friend: “I need to
quit texting, because I could die in a car accident.” While he was finishing the
sentence the truck he was driving flew off a cliff and crashed, leaving him with
a broken neck, a crushed face, a fractured skull, and a traumatic brain injury.
His injuries were so serious that doctors had to shock him back to life three
In an effort to discourage drivers from texting while behind the
wheel, Alabama State decided to fine drivers $25 if they were caught in the act.
Actually, the threat of a $25,000 fine probably wouldn’t deter most teenagers
from texting, because at that age people think they are
However, there is the hope that if they are
educated on the distance a vehicle travels in the time it takes to text and they
see the dangers that can ensure, their good sense may just kick in.
The threat of a very real Hell
doesn’t awaken some people. But we have the hope that if we trust in God and
open up His Law, it can convince them of their danger, and their good sense may
just kick in.