Jesus Christ's influence is incalculable and it is always enjoyable discovering how far and wide his winsomeness extends. Today I came across a great comment from one of the principal cohorts of the
Alexander, Caesar, Charlemagne and myself have founded great empires, but on what did those creations rest? Upon force. But Jesus founded his on love. Jesus Christ by some mysterious influence draws the heart of men towards him [with the effect] that thousands at a word would rush through fire and flood for him not counting their lives dear to themselves... I know men, and Jesus Christ was more than a man.
So it's not just from the lips of babes and sucklings that He ordains praise, but also from the mouths of bandits and posers - doesn't our God have a great sense of humour?