Too Cold for His Image

I once saw, lying side by side in a sculptor's workshop, two heads made of metal. One was perfect. All the features of a manly, noble face were clear and distinct. The other, however, had scarcely a single, recognizable human characteristic. It was marred and spoiled. The man who was showing it to me said, "This one is badly distorted because the metal was allowed to cool before it was stamped out, and therefore it wouldn't take the impression." So, too, may souls might have been stamped with the likeness of the Savior while they were still warm with the glow of early youth, but they were allowed to become cold. Thus, they were misformed and their lived ruined.