Strength To Persevere In Charles Colson's Born Again

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Strength to Persevere “The world is indeed full of peril, and in it there are many dark places; but still there is much that is fair, and though in all lands love is now mingled with grief, it grows perhaps the greater.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien. Through the dark and perilous times Charles Colson faced, his love for Christ grew stronger and deeper. In the biography “Born Again” by Charles Colson, Charles a middle-aged lawyer, became a Christian after he was filled with guilt by breaking the law and through the stress of his life. While many people believe that Charles’ decision to become a Christian was an exceptionally admirable choice, some people believe that it was harmful to become a Christian. Charles made the right choice in becoming a Christian since God gave him strength, He used Charles for His own glory, and because Charles was searching for answers. Charles Colson made the right choice in becoming a Christian because God gave him strength. “You can only come to the morning through the shadows.”― J.R.R. Tolkien. Charles was blindly searching in the shadows for a way to cease his stress and pressure in everyday life. He found the morning through Christ. After Charles met a young man who knew God personally, Charles learned that trusting in God…show more content…
They say that his dignity would be lost. People think that he was judged because of his religion. This could lead to the fear of losing his dignity. This is untrue because it does not matter what the world around us thinks, it only matters what God thinks. People also assume that with the hard life Charles was already living, it would be to mentally draining to live with the criticism of unbelievers. This is also untrue because God gave Charles strength to withstand the persecution from the world around him. It was truly the best choice for Colson to become a Christian since God is always by his
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