No one can please God without faith. Whoever goes to God must believe that God exists and that He rewards those who seek Him.
I closed the door and surveyed the classroom. Where were my students? Only a handful had taken their seats. Could 25 students be absent today? What is going on?
“Where is everybody?” I said out loud.
Those in their seats shook their heads.
Then I heard it. A creak. A chuckle. A giggle. The shuffling of feet at the door.