Howard K. Smith, the well known newscaster, said that his daughter was not at
all impressed by his fame. Even though he had interviewed presidents, and had a
nationwide listening audience, she was unimpressed. Then, he said, he took his
daughter to Disney World. The daughter was looking forward to seeing Mickey
Mouse. They turned a corner and there was Mickey.

“Howard K. Smith!” Mickey said. Then, his daughter was impressed.

When you stand before God He will not be impressed by how many people you know.
He will not be impressed by how many people know you. The deciding issue will
be this: Do you know Jesus Christ? And does Jesus Christ know you?

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About The Author

Robert Shannon, a retired preacher living in North Carolina, began preaching at the age of 16. He has preached in churches in Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, and Florida, his longest ministry at First Christian Church of Largo Florida. Now in semi-retirement, he has preached regularly for churches in North Carolina and Tennessee. He has also contributed to kingdom work as a missionary to Eastern Europe and as a Bible College professor. He is past-president of the North American Christian Convention. Bob is the author or co-author of several books.

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