Comenius, a Christian from South Moravia committed to his faith and homeland during the Thirty Years' War; an emigrant and traveler throughout Europe following the persecution of the Protestant faith; an innovative but little-known pedagogue, a forerunner of modern teaching principles and methods.
Transformed by adversity. Nor do the trials of life spare the Christians. They are part of God's pedagogy and oblige one to depend on his grace.
Paul and the protest at Corinth. Paul's confidence and ability come from God. Even gloriously, the law kills. Only the new covenant in hearts can save in removing the veil from the heart.