Tuesday, November 13, 2007

A Bush Not Consumed

A selection from a letter written by missionary to India, William Carey, to pastor Andrew Fuller in England, May 5, 1813, about the great trials and afflictions he had faced:

We are a bush that has been burned with fire for several years and yet the bush is not consumed.

The Journal and Selected Letters of William Carey, collected and edited by Terry G. Carter, Smyth & Helwys, 2000, p. 99.

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