The Inspiration Of The Mighty
SAMSON looked at the gates of Gaza. They were vast, rusted on their hinges, locked and fastened into the frame of stones He said: "Many were they who lifted those gates into their place, and I am but one man. Can I, then, lift them up?" He thought, "Yet shall immortal glory come to me if I lift them; but they will crush me. And he looked again at their huge hulk, and halted; for the strength was not in him.
Then he said, "Am not I, even I, who will die and be forgotten, the Champion of Right!" And, because the power of God flowed into him in self-forgetfulness, he heaved the mighty gates, and bore them from the wall.