After dozens of very expensive tests and weeks of hospitalization, the rich old
man was told he had only 24 hours to live.
He immediately called his doctor and his lawyer to his room. He asked the doctor
to stand by one side of his bed and his lawyer to stand by the other.
After standing for some time, the doctor asked "What do you want me to do?"
"Nothing. Just stand there."
A while later, the lawyer asked "What do you want me to do?" "Nothing. Just
As the hours wore on, the doctor and the lawyer watched the man weaken. When his
time had almost arrived, the doctor and the lawyer again asked "Why are we
"Well," said the old man, "Christ died between two thieves, so I thought I'd do