Old Iron: A Lesson in Humility
"If I appear great in their eyes, the Lord is most graciously helping me to see how absolutely nothing I am without him . . . The axe cannot boast of the trees it has cut down. It could do nothing but for the woodsman. He made it, he sharpened it, and he used it. The moment he throws it aside, it becomes only old iron. O that I may never lose sight of this."