There is a story told of Paganini's famous violin, which was left to his native city of Genoa, Italy, on condition it should not be played upon.
It was a most unfortunate policy, for as a result "this magic violin, which might have thrilled the world for hundreds of years to come… is becoming worm-eaten in its grand glass case, and will soon be a little bit of worthless dust.
- Gospel Herald. (moreillustrations.com)
“If you have a Bible that's falling apart, you'll have a life that's not.” - Adrian Rogers.
Heb 4:12 (NIV): “For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart.”