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The story is told of a missionary traveling to a distant land with his library on the ship. Shortly before arriving the ship crashed and the passengers lost all their possessions (though they were saved). As they stood on the beach, the missionary saw one book afloat; he waded into the water, retrieved it, and took note that it was his Bible. He took this as a token that no matter the size of one’s library, the one book worth saving was God’s library (of 66 books). This new education motivated him to teach with enthusiasm what God saved and what God wants saved. (This adapted story came from The Voice, January 1949)