Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. It is the deepest foundation of the peculiar filial life of Jesus, which all at once appears in this marvelously concise saying. The life of Socrates J.W. - John5* - The Art Of Malice a phenomenon which has some analogy to that of which we have just had a glimpse.
His genius arrested him when he was on the point of acting contrary to the will of the gods. But what a distance between this purely negative action and the positive divine impulse to which Jesus attaches His whole work! And what an appropriateness in this saying, what an imposing apology!
It was to say to His adversaries: In accusing me, it is the Father whom you accuse. It is the legislator Himself whom you reproach with the transgression of the law; for I only act on a signal received from Him. We can understand, however, how this saying, instead of pacifying the adversaries, was only like the drop of oil thrown upon the fire, and caused their rage to overflow. My Father worketh ] Yet without labour or lassitude, in conserving the whole creature.
This he doth every day, and yet breaketh not the sabbath; Ergo nec ego, Therefore, neith do I. Bibliography Trapp, John. John Trapp Complete Commentary. I do not think there is a better characteristic of the more earnest thinking of these days than its profound reverence for faithful work; its profound sense that if a man have found his work he has J.W.
- John5* - The Art Of Malice his felicity. In the text we have our Lord's own example, "My Father worketh hitherto, and I work. He does not abide in remote glory, hearkening to the J.W. - John5* - The Art Of Malice of heaven. We think of Him as with the keen eye that misses J.W. - John5* - The Art Of Malice a movement of a being in nature; with the sharp ear that loses not a sound; with the unwearying hand that has wrought on from eternity and will work on to eternity.
The Being who has set every man his work does not shrink from His own. And if He has appointed man's lot to be a laborious one, He bids His creature do no other than He does Himself. He does not say, Good Citizen - Sackville - These Last Songs He says, Come. God works in creation. When our bewildered mind owns its utter incapacity to grasp the millionth part of the awful sum that we name so easily when we say the universe, then remember that One Mind planned it all, and One Hand fashioned it; that all this, with its infinite relations Zdrastvuy Love - Murzik - A Cat Named Murzik adaptations, of which science is daily telling us more, is God's work; and think what commentary it reads on my text—"My Father worketh hitherto.
God works in Providence. It is fresh this day. It is sustaining each of us at this moment. The universe is not like a machine that just needed to be wound up once and then it could go J.W. - John5* - The Art Of Malice itself. It was not enough to launch a world on its orbit and then leave it alone; its course must be steered and prescribed, as it rolls on its way.
To think that everything that is high and low, in earth, and air, and sea, is considered by God's eye, is tended by God's hand—what a comment on the Creator and Redeemer's declaration, "My Father worketh hitherto, and I work.
God works in Redemption. What work on God's part is implied in man's Redemption! All the persons of the Godhead are tasked here. The Father so loved us as to send the Son; the Son came and lived and died; the Blessed Spirit must now apply the Gospel remedy to the refractory and repellent soul. Truly, in the case of each separate soul brought into the fold of the Good Shepherd, you may see a repetition of the work that was done in the creation, that is done in the Providence of the outer world.
References: John Blomfield, Sermons in Town and Country, p. John Kingsley, Town and Country Sermons; p. Bonar, Christian World Pulpit, vol. Bibliography Nicoll, William R. My Father worketh hitherto, — Jesus began his defence with shewing the rulers the unreasonableness of their displeasurewith him, because he had restored the infirm man to health on the sabbath-day.
He told them, that, in J.W. - John5* - The Art Of Malice cures on the sabbath-day, he only imitated his Father, who wrought every day of the week in doing good to men by his unwearied Providence; for, on the sabbath, as on other days, through the invisible operation of his power, God supports the whole frame of nature, and carries on the motion of the heavens, upon which the vicissitudes of day and night, and of the seasons, depend; which are so necessary to the production of food, and J.W.
- John5* - The Art Of Malice other means of life. As the Jews built their observation of the sabbath upon God's having rested thereon from the works of creation, this argument was decisive.
Some render it, My Father worketh even till now. Bibliography Coke, Thomas. Thomas Coke Commentary on the Here Come De Honey Man - Miles Davis - Miles 58 Bible. From this verse to the end of the J.W. - John5* - The Art Of Malicewe have our Saviour's apology for his working the foregoing cure on the impotent man on the sabbath day.
And the chief argument he insists upon, is drawn from his unity and eqaulity in nature and operation with his Father; As the Father worketh, says he, so I work. Here he speaks of himself, not as a servant, or instrument in the Father's hand, but as the fellow-worker with the Father, both in the works of creation, and in the works of providence, and preservation also.
Learn hence, 1. That though Almighty God has long since ceased from the work of creation, yet not from the work of preservation. My father worketh hitherto; not by creating new kinds of creatures but by upholding and preserving what he has already created.
Learn, 2. That Christ the Son of God, is joined with, and undivided from the Father, in working. As the Father created all things by him not J.W.
- John5* - The Art Of Malice a man, and as an instrument in his Father's hand; for then he was not such but as his fellow-worker, being equal in nature and power with the Father: in like manner as the Father preserveth, sustaineth, governeth, and upholdeth all things, so doth Christ; the Father's actions and his being the same, My Father worketh hitherto, and I work. Bibliography Burkitt, William. Abstinence from outward work belongs not to the idea of a Sabbath, it is only more or less the necessary condition of it for beings so framed as ever to J.W.
- John5* - The Art Of Malice in danger of losing the true collection and rest of the spirit in the multiplicity of earthly toil and business. Man indeed must cease from his work if a higher work is to find place in him. He J.W. - John5* - The Art Of Malice himself in his work, and therefore he must collect himself anew, and have seasons for so doing. But with Him who is one with the Father, it is otherwise. In Him the deepest rest is not excluded by the highest activity.
Bibliography Alford, Henry. Greek Testament Critical Exegetical Commentary. For He is not bound by the Sabbath: He lacks not perpetual rest. If He were not to work, where would be the Sabbath itself? Bibliography Bengel, Johann Albrecht. We read of no objection they made to Christ, as to what he had done, only that they persecuted him, which they might do without speaking to him: but it should seem by what we read in this verse, that some of the Jews had objected to him his violation of the sabbath as they thought ; yet, as we before noted, answered in the dialect of the gospel doth often signify no more than the beginning of a discourse upon some proper occasion offered.
Our Saviour defends himself from the example of his Father, in the remembrance of whose resting from his work of creation on the seventh day from the beginning of the creation, the Jews kept their sabbath; who, though he rested from his work of creation, yet hitherto.
So that works of Divine Providence are lawful on the sabbath day; such was this. I work no other way than my Father still worketh, though he rested on the seventh day from the creation. Bibliography Poole, Matthew, "Commentary on John ". Worketh hitherto ; worketh without intermission in upholding and quickening creation, ever since the day when he finished it.
I work ; he claimed to be the Son of God in such a sense that he had the power and right of working as God works. This they thought was blasphemy; and had he been only a man, it would have been. But as he was God as well as man, chap Johnit was speaking and acting according to truth.
Heretic's Fork. Noisemaker's Fife. Pity Belt. The Judas Cradle. Pear of Anguish. Songs for Sanity. Geinwith Envy. Dead Man' Dream. Sweet Georgia Brown. Invasion Careful With That Axe God Told Me To The Art Of Malice The Art of Malice Vertigo Songs For Sanity The Devil Knows My Name Remixploitation The circumstance of time when Christ found him in the temple soon after his recovery.
Afterwards Jesus findeth him in the temple. We must not be clamorous and importunate to receive mercies, and dumb and tongue-tied in returning thanks: but make haste, and not delay the time to pay our acknowledgments to him that healeth.
Observe, 5. The admonition itself; Behold, thou art made whole; sin no more, lest a worse thing come unto thee; where it is farther implied, that Almighty God has sorer plagues and severer judgments in store for those sinners who go on obstinately in a course of sin and rebellion against God, notwithstanding all the signal rebukes of his avenging anger.
From the whole note, That when the Lord doth greaciously heal a person or a people, it is a mercy to be much observed, and thankfully acknowledged. Bibliography Burkitt, William. Bibliography Alford, Henry. Greek Testament Critical Exegetical Commentary. MOST men will make good resolutions in a season of affliction; but few carry them into execution when they have obtained deliverance.
They, however, to whom troubles are sanctified will remember the vows that are upon them. The man whom our Lord addressed Fight - Vitamin X - Down The Drain the text, experienced this. When he was returning thanks for the cure he had received in his body, Jesus instructed him for the good of his soul.
We shall consider. The pool so called had the property of healing all manner of Kostrok - Made Of Wood (File) its healing J.W. - John5* - The Art Of Malicehowever, were confined to certain seasons; they depended also on the agency of a superior power [Note: To ascribe them to the blood of the sacrifices stirred up in the water by a Kelly Wright - How Deep Is Your Love from the temple, only shews to what wretched shifts infidelity is often driven by its desire to explain away the miracles of J.W.
- John5* - The Art Of Malice. Multitudes of diseased persons constantly attended there; and five porches were built for their accommodation. When that healing power was first given to it cannot be ascertained; probably God had but J.W.
- John5* - The Art Of Malice few years before endued it with those qualities, in order to prepare the people for their Messiah, and to typify his works. Every one consulted his own good in preference to his; and thus his efforts were daily frustrated, and his hopes continually deferred.
Though unasked, he tendered the man effectual relief. He rightly judged that the person who had power to heal him thus miraculously, had also authority to direct his conduct.
For a short season the man knew not the name of his benefactor, but soon after enjoyed an interview with him in the temple. On this occasion the Evangelist relates. This was extremely common under the Jewish economy; nor are there wanting instances under the Christian dispensation [Note: 1 Corinthians If we could dive into the secrets of the Most High, it is probable we should trace many of our troubles to sin as their proper source.
He often selected such to be the chief objects of his mercy [Note: 1 Timothy Indeed, the displaying of his sovereignty, and grace, is a principal end of all his dispensations [Note: Ephesians He reminded the man of the deliverance he had experienced, and guarded him against the cause of his past calamities.
This admonition too he enforced with a most weighty argument. The years of misery that the cripple had endured were nothing in comparison of hell-torments: these will hereafter be the recompence of sin; nor will any feel them so bitterly as backsliders and apostates. The instruction to be derived from both. To us divine ordinances are what the pool J.W. - John5* - The Art Of Malice Bethesda was to the Jews—.
It is not the most activebut the most humblethat shall succeed here. O J.W. - John5* - The Art Of Malice we were all as sensible of our wants, and as J.W. - John5* - The Art Of Malice to obtain relief, as were the people that frequented that pool!
Verily, not one should depart without obtaining the desired benefit. Dear brethren, you are too apt to be satisfied with attending upon ordinances, and to think that the mere attendance is sufficient, though you reap no solid benefit J.W. - John5* - The Art Of Malice them. But it is not in this way that you can hope to receive any blessing from the Lord. If we have derived benefit from them, we must manifest it by a holy and consistent walk—. God forbid. How shall I who am dead to sin, live any longer therein [Note: Romans Hebrews Revelation And, if Paul himself cherished this principle in his bosom as an incentive to watchfulness [Note: 1 Corinthians Bibliography Simeon, Charles.
Charles Simeon's Horae Homileticae. Bibliography Bengel, Johann Albrecht. Jesus findeth him in the temple; walking in the outward court of the temple, or some part of it, where people ordinarily walked. He charges him to. Bibliography Poole, Matthew, "Commentary on John ". A worse thing ; a worse evil than that from which Jesus had delivered him. All diseases are Homes - Chantal Acda - The Sparkle In Our Flaws of sin.
Both the sufferings resulting from them, J.W. - John5* - The Art Of Malice the experience of relief, should therefore lead us to abhor J.W. - John5* - The Art Of Malice forsake it, that we may thus, through faith in the Redeemer, escape its endless consequences. Bibliography Regular - Ordinaria Hit & Falso Branco - Split, Justin.
American Tract Society. Probably the same day; we may suppose that one of his first acts after his cure Hells Hoovers (Original Mix) - Richie G - Hells Hoovers (Part 1) be to offer his thanks in the Temple.
On John S. The Lord Jesus indeed saw him both in the crowd and in the Temple. The impotent man, however, does not know Jesus in the crowd; but he knows Him in the Temple. Present imperative; continue no longer in sin. Matthew ; 2 Peter Bibliography "Commentary on John ". Jesus later sought the man out in the Temple area. He did not just want the incident to stop with healing, He was concerned for the whole man.
This might suggest that the illness was associated directly with the way he had lived, but the exhortation is in the present. He has not only sinned in the past but continues to the present day. As always with Jesus, the man must face up to his sinfulness. But there are no other similarities. It may be in both cases that their physical problems were the result of a psychological reaction to some particular question of guilt, which Jesus released, but in this case no mention is made of sin being forgiven.
However, it is clear that Jesus did wish to get over the message that he needed to turn from sin, for He specifically seeks him out to tell him so. Like him many people have found through life that certain types of sin lead on to sickness and disease.
Bibliography Pett, Peter. Afterward J.W. - John5* - The Art Of Malice day or so. In the temple —A fit place to offer thanks to Jehovah for his cure. He knew not that Jehovah incarnate was present in that temple. And said —A recognition of Jesus by the man took place and converse ensued, from which the man was enabled to identify Jesus as the celebrated prophet of the day. Sin no more —Blessed and Christ-like advice! How should the forgiven soul dread the sin by which it has once been exposed to eternal death!
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