God has created me to do Him some service; He has committed some work to me which He has not committed to another. I have my mission. Therefore I
will trust Him. Whatever, wherever I am, I can never be thrown away. If I am in sickness, my sickness may serve Him; in perplexity, my perplexity may serve Him; if I am in sorrow, my sorrow may serve Him. My sickness, or perplexity, or sorrow may be necessary causes of some great end, which is quite beyond us. He does nothing in vain.
Saturday, January 10, 2009
Purpose in Life
In his book, "At The Crossroads," Charlie Peacock quotes John Henry Newman as saying,