The much-used revival evangelist, George Whitefield, two centuries ago preached frequently from the text, 'Ye must be born again'. One day someone said to him, `Mr. Whitefield, why do you preach so often about the new birth?' His immediate reply was, 'Because ye must be born again.'
(John 3. 1-7)
The little girl in the zoölogical park tossed bits of a bun to the stork, which gobbled them greedily, and bobbed its head toward her for more.
"What kind of a bird is it, mamma?" the child asked.
The mother read the placard, and answered that it was a stork.
"O-o-o-h!" the little girl cried, as her eyes rounded. "Of course, it recognized me!"