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How to Make a Horse Drink

I dare you to eat one pretzel. All I have to do is to pick up one of those things, and I'm hooked. The salt in that pretzel creates a desire for more. A number of years ago, when I was a student at the seminary, I was invited to preach in west Texas. You've all heard of Nowhere? Well, this was twenty-five miles beyond that. The teeming crowds were gathering--all seventeen of them. (I think it was Rally Day!) I preached with all of the fervor and passion of my heart. When I got through, this tall Texan came up and said, "You were wrong."

"Well, sir," I said, "I've been wrong on many occasions. Give me the information."

He said, "In your sermon you made a moronic statement. You said you can lead a horse to water, but you can't make him drink. And that ain't true, 'cause you can feed him salt."

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