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A doubter’s story

Clement Read Vaughan (1827-1911) wrote a powerful letter to Robert Lewis Dabney (1820-1898) when Dabney, a Presbyterian theologian, had become blind and weak and was approaching death. Feeling the weakness of his faith, and beginning to look inwards instead of upwards, Dabney began to doubt hissalvation. Vaughan penned an eloquent letter, directing the doubting Dabney’s focus back to Christ. Vaughan asked Dabney to imagine what a traveller might do if he came to a chasm over which a bridge was…