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Commentary

Hanging tough with a smile

We need to be resilient as Christians these days.

John Benton, Editor

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But it’s possible to do that in an unChrist-like way. Spurgeon tells a wonderful story about a hard-headed Christian leader who was rather unwavering and grim. He describes a man travelling by train, who was putting his head out of the carriage window to see the way ahead. When the guard came along, recognising the man and seeing him with his head out of the window, he spoke up saying: ‘You must not put your head out.’ ‘Why is that?’ said the clergyman. ‘There is some ironwork under one of the bridges,’ replied the guard ‘and it might get damaged if your head struck it.’