Rev. Henry Reyburn, a minister in a small town, with the usual accompaniment of an insufficient salary, is informed by his family doctor that an operation is absolutely necessary to save the life of his little girl, which must be performed by a noted specialist and will cost five hundred dollars. The minister applies to his wealthiest parishioner for a loan of the amount, but is refused. At this critical juncture the minister receives a letter from a wealthy lady, a former parishioner, enclosing a check for five hundred dollars for the benefit of his needy parishioners, according to his best judgment. We now see the terrible temptation to use the money to pay for the operation in spite of the fact that his conscience tells him it would be the same as theft. Alone in his study, the minister fights the battle between his conscience and a father's love for his only child. As he prays in anguish for Divine guidance he sees a vision of the Savior in the Garden of Gethsemane as He, also in ... Written by
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