Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Feeling like a schmuck

"I felt like a schmuck because any worry over the tiny severed appendage on my intestine made me insensitive to the man who had just had his whole leg amputated. But my remorse was short-lived because despite the significance of his trauma, my tiny operation was the trauma that impacted me...

I don't know what role He has for you, but I know He has a role. His great passion is expressed in His Great Commission, and He has given it to messy, wimpy people like you and me. He has made us His ambassadors of reconciliation."

Stephen F Saint in Suffering and the Sovereignty of God, edited by John Piper and Justin Taylor. pp 114, 120

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