Since we had been to Niagara Falls many times before, my wife and I guided friends on their first visit. On a warm July morning, we walked from our car through heavy ground fog with visibility of about fifty feet. We stood at the railing above the Horseshoe Falls hearing thundering water; just fifty yards from us, the falls were invisible. We assured our friends that nature’s great scenic wonder did exist. They believed us, based on the sound of the rushing water alone. In ten minutes, the morning fog burned away, and before us the awesome panorama of Niagara …
Dr. Michael A. Rogers is senior pastor of Westminster Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Lancaster, Pa. He is author of What Happens After I Die? and Baptism and the Covenant of Grace.