When I Am Weak…

Here’s another great section of a letter John Newton wrote on March 13, 1781.  (Reading hint: note the significance of these words near the end: “that fall within the line of our calling.”) “I long aimed to be something.  I now wish I was more heartily willing to be nothing.  …A round 0 is by… Continue reading When I Am Weak…

When I Am Weak

Last week, Andrew wrote a piece on affliction and God’s fatherly discipline for the sin of his children (HERE).  I want to explore this theme from a different but complementary angle. Sometimes when trials come our way, they expose certain sins we have hidden in our hearts.  For example, sometimes a long illness will show… Continue reading When I Am Weak