And in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Grecians against the Hebrews…
I. To POVERTY. Only in Christianity, in the kingdom of Him who became poor that we might become rich —
1. Is the Divine right of the poor recognised.
2. Has the Holy Ghost awakened a genuine care of the poor.
II. To CHRISTIANITY. In the care of the poor.
1. It has from the beginning developed its most Divine powers — Love, compassion, patience, self-denial, contempt of death, and trust in God.
2. It has proved before the world its right of existence in the world.
Parallel VersesKJV: And in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Grecians against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily ministration.