Preached in the West Croydon Congregational Church
”Ye have neither heard His voice at any time nor seen His shape, and ye have not His Word abiding in you for whom He hath sent. Him ye believe not.”John 5:37, 38
If I cannot persuade you to understand a little more of Jesus Christ my labor is lost in coming to you. If I cannot help any human heart to draw closer to the living One, my labor is lost.
Did the fact ever cross your mind that you are here in this world just to understand the Lord Jesus Christ, and for no other reason? Do you think you were sent here to struggle after this poor, poverty-stricken existence, and the more poverty-stricken as what are called the means of life increase? We are sent here that we might choose to live, and there is no life but in knowing Jesus Christ and the Father that sent Him. I suspect it is true of every man as of Judas, that if he passes out of this world a traitor to any truth into the face of which he has looked, it were better for that man that he had never been born. Our Lord used that word of Judas, I suspect; I say that is true of every false man who knows the truth and will not do it.[Read more…] about Know Christ