John and Herod

January 1, 1970

John and Herod    “For Herod feared John, knowing that he was a just man and an holy, and observed him; and when he heard him, he did many things, and heard him gladly.” — Mark vi. 20.   JOHN sought no honour among men. It was his delight to say concerning our Lord Jesus, “He must increase, but …


The Disciple whom Jesus Loved

May 23, 1880

The Disciple whom Jesus Loved    “The disciple whom Jesus loved; who also leaned on his breast at supper.” — John xxi. 20.’        Our Lord loved all his disciples:— “having loved his own which were in the world, he loved them unto the end.” He said to all the apostles, “I call you not servants; for the …