An angel appears at a Bible College’s staff meeting and tells the dean that in return for his unselfish and exemplary behaviour, the Lord will reward him with his choice of infinite wealth, wisdom or beauty. Without hesitating, the dean selects infinite wisdom.
“Done!” says the angel, and disappears in a cloud of smoke and a bolt of lightning. Now, all heads turn toward the dean, who sits surrounded by a faint halo of light. After a lengthy silence, one of his colleagues whispers, “Say something.”
The dean looks intently at his colleagues gathered around him and says, “I should have taken the money.”