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|NASB||Matthew 15:16 Jesus said, "Are you still lacking in understanding also?|
|Matthew 15:16 And He said, "Are you still so dull [and unable to put things together]?|
|Subject: So Slow to Learn|
Bible Note: "What lessons we need day by day to teach us anything aright, and how it is for the most part, 'line upon line, line upon line -- here a little, and there a little.' O . . .
. . . what slow learners!
. . . what dull, forgetful scholars!
. . . what ignoramuses!
. . . what stupid blockheads!
. . . what stubborn pupils!
"Surely no scholar at a school, old or young, could learn so little of natural things as we seem to have learned of spiritual things after . . .
. . . so many years instruction,
. . . so many chapters read,
. . . so many sermons heard,
. . . so many prayers put up,
. . . so much talking about religion.
"How small, how weak is the amount of growth—compared with all we have read and heard and talked about!
"But it is a mercy that the Lord saves whom He will save—and that we are saved by free grace -- and free grace alone!" --J. C. Philpot (1802-1869)
Brothers and sisters, I find this terribly convicting. More than many, I am often "yet so dull." May our Lord have mercy. In Him, Doc
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