If nothing else will do to sever me from my sins, Lord send me such sore and trying calamities as shall awake me from earthly slumbers. It must always be best to be alive to Thee, whatever be the quickening instrument. M’Cheyne
McCheyne, R. M., & Bonar, A. A. (1894).
Memoir and Remains of the Rev. Robert Murray McCheyne (p. 37).