“Come Unto Me All Ye That Labour”
“Come unto me, all ye that labour, and are heavy-laden, and I will give you rest” —Matthew 11:28.
The great and main object of gospel-preaching and gospel-practice, is a coming to Christ. It is the first article in Christianity, according to John 5:40, “Ye will not come to me, that ye might have life.” It is the connecting chain, 1 Peter 2:4, “To whom coming as unto a living stone…ye also as lively stones are built up…“ And it is the last exercise of the Christian; for when finishing his warfare, the invitation is, Matthew 25:34, “Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you…“ It is virtually the all which God requireth of us, John 6:29, “This is the work of God, that ye believe on him whom he hath sent.” The words of the text are a most solemn and ample invitation which Christ gives to sinners. In them I shall consider,
|Date:||May 3, 2023|