prayers have stains in them, our faith is mixed with unbelief, our
repentance is not so tender as it should be, our communion is distant
and interrupted. We cannot pray without sinning, and there is filth even
in our tears."
we truly grasp the message of the New Testament, it is impossible to
read the Old Testament again without seeing Christ on every page, in
every story, foreshadowed or anticipated in every event and narrative.