Then Philip went down to the city of Samaria, and preached Christ to them.…
I. The STEPPING-STONE to work among the Gentiles. Half heathen.
II. THE PREPARATION FOR CHRIST. The Pentateuch. The false teaching of Simon and others. Mental and moral degradation.
III. A specimen of SPIRITUAL WANT AND PRIVATION. Unclean spirits. Palsied. Lame. The multitudes under the dominion of physical and spiritual disease. Adaptation of the new message to universal humanity.
IV. THE MEANS EMPLOYED. Preaching the Christ. Signs and wonders. The two great facts - a personal Redeemer the object of faith; a Divine power at hand able to lift up the fallen, to subdue the evil, to heal the sick, to change the world. - R.
Parallel VersesKJV: Then Philip went down to the city of Samaria, and preached Christ unto them.