And Jesus went with him; and much people followed him, and thronged him.…
I. LET ME EXPOSE THE PHYSICIANS WHO DELUDE SO MANY BY THEIR VAIN PRETENSIONS. Their names are, Dr. Sadducee, Dr. Legality, Dr. Ceremonial, Dr. Ascetic, Dr. Orthodoxy, and Dr. Preparation.
II. WHAT IS THE REASON OF THEIR FAILURE? Because they do not understand the disease. They often prescribe remedies which are impossible to their patients. Many of their medicines do not touch the disease at all.
III. THE PLIGHT OF THE PATIENT WHO HAS TRIED THESE DECEIVERS. She lost all her time. She was no better. She rather grew worse. She spent all that she had.
IV. HOW A CURE CAN BE WROUGHT. I must press to get near Him. I must touch. The least of Christ will save.
(C. H. Spurgeon.)
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