And how I kept back nothing that was profitable to you, but have showed you, and have taught you publicly, and from house to house,…
I. REPENTANCE. A ladder of sorrow, by which we descend into the depths of our own hearts: it has three steps.
1. Knowledge of sin.
2. Sorrow for it.
3. Desire of salvation from it.
II. FAITH. A heavenly ladder, on which we mount to God and eternity; it has also three steps.
1. Knowledge that the Redeemer has come.
2. Holy joy that He has taken up His abode with us.
3. Unshaken confidence in His saving grace.
Parallel VersesKJV: And how I kept back nothing that was profitable unto you, but have shewed you, and have taught you publickly, and from house to house,