A Valediction: of Weeping Essay Samples and Topic Ideas

weeping to God for his laden soul, he heard a child “pick it up, read it; pick it up, read it” (Augustine n.p). It is at that moment that he decided to open the scriptures and read one of the Pauline epistles that said “But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfill the lusts thereof” (King James Version, Rom. 13:14) and was compelled to change. I do not wish to critique this reason, but I have a more plausible theory for his sudden change. That this moment of conversion was only a culmination of a lifelong journey that had started way before. As Gafford and Aaron record, conversion “was not accomplished in a single moment. It occurred over time...