Thursday, April 26, 2012

Riddle Solution

~ The Solution To Last Week’s Riddle ~

the riddle:  It is said that 80 percent of kindergartners solved this riddle but only five percent of Stanford graduates figured it out. 

Can you answer the following questions with the correct answer?
(1)  The word has seven letters.
(2)  It preceded God.
(3)  It is greater than God.
(4)  It is more evil than the devil.
(5)  Poor people have it.
(6)  Wealthy people need it.
(7)  If you eat it, you will die.

Did you figure it out?

Try hard before giving up.

Did you get it yet?

hint for adults:  The correct answer will be posted a week from today (today—below).


the solution:  “NOTHING”

(1)  NOTHING has seven letters.
(2)  NOTHING preceded God.
(3)  NOTHING is greater than God.
(4)  NOTHING is more evil than the devil.
(5)  Poor people have NOTHING.
(6)  Wealthy people need NOTHING.
(7)  If you eat NOTHING, you will die.

Every Easter Christians around the world celebrate the historically proven reality of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. NOTHING was in His grave clothes that morning.

“Then, as they were afraid and bowed their faces to the earth, they said to them, ‘Why do you seek the living among the dead? He is not here, but is risen! Remember how He spoke to you when He was still in Galilee, saying, “The Son of Man must be delivered into the hands of sinful men, and be crucified, and the third day rise again.”’ And they remembered His words. Then they returned from the tomb and told all these things to the eleven and to all the rest. It was Mary Magdalene, Joanna, Mary the mother of James, and the other women with them, who told these things to the apostles. And their words seemed to them like idle tales, and they did not believe them. But Peter arose and ran to the tomb; and stooping down, he saw the linen cloths lying by themselves; and he departed, marveling to himself at what had happened” (Luke 24:5-12, emphasis added).

~ Robert Lloyd Russell, ABUNDANT LIFE NOW

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