LOVE IN ITS HIGHEST FORM. Luther maintained that justification by faith was the test of a standing or a falling Church. The condition upon which we are to receive salvation is universally practicable. This woman had given all. Easy to say, impossible to realize in all its augustness. O. Thompson.I. So they considered it. W. Dale, D. D.)The power of this gospel of love on its first proclamationA. Did the wind and the moon let it alone, the Atlantic would for ever be a pacific ocean, quiet, restful, pellucid as an inland lake; it has no power to heave itself. THE PROMISE. He held out the papers but no one came. (5)Not an unreasonable state of mind which so often gives rise to a false affection.2. The world: man in his corrupt and miserable state (John 5:19).2. Spurgeon. (2)He has carried this attribute m this manifestation to its utmost intensity. But as for the shoreless sea of the Divine Love, it has the power to move itself; and it did move itself. It is compassionate. )The love of God in the gift of ChristS. The sinner has but to stoop down and drink and live.(C. Lewis, B. A.I. Not the "elect" world, which God loves with the love of complacency.2. said the preacher. Salvation is life, not in figure, but in fact. Sinners may place themselves beyond the reach of mercy.2. Come with me again to Jerusalem. (2) The Redeemer was "given," not to be a mere teacher or example, but to be the propitiation for sin. Young men and maidens, whosoever offers its embrace to you! Condescending.2. WE LIVE IN THE GLORIOUS DAY OF SALVATION! — Somebody said he would rather read "Whosoever" than see his own name, because he should be afraid it might refer to some other man who might have the same name. C. Jones.I.The everlasting FATHER.II.The everlasting SON.III.The everlasting LOVE.IV.The everlasting LIFE.(J. If it contained nothing different from other books we might reasonably question its Divine origin. God still gives.II. Spurgeon. This should be the tidings of great joy to all people. He first loved.2. What did they do to secure his life when their protest was not sufficient? The world, not hell, consequently His love was sovereign-free as opposed to necessary. R. Brewin.What is it to perish? Conclusion:1. It is singular. — Somebody said he would rather read "Whosoever" than see his own name, because he should be afraid it might refer to some other man who might have the same name. Faith is the soul's own rest in Jesus as its own Redeemer.2. Free as the air which belts the earth and penetrates the peasant's cottage as well as the royal palace without purchase or premium, so free is the mercy of God in Christ. Whosoever believes shall not perish, though he is ready to perish. IN THE PERSONS FOR WHOM THIS PLAN IS AVAILABLE. But there may be little knowledge and strong faith, and much knowledge and no faith. It is personal.3. How He gave.(1)Lovingly.(2)Freely.(3)Wholly.III. C. Jones.I.The everlasting FATHER.II.The everlasting SON.III.The everlasting LOVE.IV.The everlasting LIFE.(J. He had but one Son — His only begotten. (10)It was universal. (2)Not a mere emotion, for emotions do not influence the life without the will. (2)Well beloved.2. This involves them in the greatest responsibility.3. It is not a question whether faith shall be the condition of salvation. (1)Not on angels; not on human friends, but(2)upon enemies (Romans 5:8-10).5. If it contained nothing different from other books we might reasonably question its Divine origin. H. Spurgeon.It is said that some years ago a vessel sailing on the northern coast of the South American continent, was observed to make signals of distress. On any lips this would be a wonderful word, but in the lips of Christ "love" meant all that was in His own heart. Hereby PERCEIVE we the love of God 's loveE example, etc., been sufficient His blood would not me. 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