There are gems to be found in a reading from Robinson Crusoe and they always surprise me and make me think.
So often we think sin and affliction are inexorably tied together, one and the same. But Defoe cuts those lines so we see clearly that while our affliction may result from our sin, God’s work of deliverance from sin makes our afflictions pale in comparison.
If you posted last week … since I didn’t … please feel free to link last week’s selections and this week’s! I’m sorry to have missed them.