God loved without limit of nation or condition. And such was the strength of the current that it swept into its own bosom the mighty stream of God's love of complacency towards His only begotten Son, so that He was borne on its bosom into this world, where, by suffering and death, He became "the author of eternal salvation to all them that obey Him."(A. There was not a morning but his loving mother bathed his wounds and swathed his limbs, and not an evening that she wearied in her toil. — Somebody said he would rather read "Whosoever" than see his own name, because he should be afraid it might refer to some other man who might have the same name. (Bible Notes and Queries. The trouble with this statement is that there is a great deal of truth in it; and yet it has been made in such a manner as to give a very wrong impression. He represented God as the Good Samaritan who saw men lying in their wounds, robbed by sin of hope and heaven, upon the point of death, and came to save them at his own expense.III. In the Divine government, love is the central element, and justice only incidental. Peers and paupers sit on one seat in this word. But there may be little knowledge and strong faith, and much knowledge and no faith. Yet there must be some knowledge. All its floating timbers are very rottenness. )The love of GodL. It is personal.3. Whosoever believes shall not perish, though he is ready to perish. The gods of heathenism received but never gave sacrifices.3. The sad condition of those whom it proposes to affects" should not perish." )Christ not the cause but the manifestation of God's loveJ. It is always a sore strain on mercy when solicited for the wilful. WHAT PROMPTED GOD TO MAKE IT? He permitted His Son to perish from among men "that whosoever believeth in Him might not perish, but have everlasting life."(C. O. Thompson.I. H. Spurgeon.I. "Whosoever" includes all the oddities. Whosoever believes shall not perish, though he is ready to perish. (1)Not a delight in the character of men. GOD IS LOVE.1. No. "The gods never think of loving," was the cheerless answer. The sad condition of those whom it proposes to affects" should not perish." (2) The Redeemer was "given," not to be a mere teacher or example, but to be the propitiation for sin.3. H. Spurgeon.A story has been often told of the fondness of parents for their children; how in a famine in the East a father and mother were reduced to absolute starvation, and the only possibility of preserving the life of the family was to sell one of the children into slavery. It is implied —1. Three things commend any favour done us. Amid the hush of that gathered company the officer sternly commanded to do his duty dashed out one of the prince's eyes. (3)There is no other mercy you want but you are entitled to it by the gift of Christ (2 Corinthians 1:20; 1 Timothy 6:17). Christ died not that God might, but because He did love us. THE LOVE OF GOD.1. What must be done? Blood to the image: that is' the essence of paganism. The Governor said the record was to be kept secret; the men were to know nothing about it; and at the end of six months the criminals were brought out, the roll was called, and the President of the Commission came up and spoke to them; then putting his hand in his pocket he drew out the papers and said to those 1,100 convicts, 'I hold in my hand pardons for five men.' The connection of our duty and privilege. The entire welfare of a government and its subjects turns upon obedience.3. 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