While he yet talked to the people, behold, his mother and his brothers stood without, desiring to speak with him.…
I. A DESCRIPTION OF CHRIST'S DISCIPLES — "They do the will," etc. What is the will of God?
1. God would have us to believe in Jesus Christ.
2. God requires of us to repent of our sins and to walk in newness of life. Naturally men cannot do these things; only the children of God.
II. THE DIGNITY CONFERRED ON THE.
1. Christ here declares how dear and precious to Him are His true disciples. A true brother will watch over the interests of His brethren.
III. THE PRIVILEGES DERIVED from this dignity.
1. Confidence in prayer.
2. Comfort in death.
Parallel VersesKJV: While he yet talked to the people, behold, his mother and his brethren stood without, desiring to speak with him.