THE PEOPLE OF TWO WORLDS
Jesse M. Hendley
If you have your Bibles, turn with me, please, to Luke
20, verses 34 to 38, as we speak to you on THE PEOPLE
OF THE WORLDS. "And Jesus answering said unto them,
the children of this world marry and are given in
marriage. But they which shall be accounted worthy to
obtain that world and the resurrection from the dead
neither marry nor are given in marriage, neither can
they die any more; for they are equal unto the angels
and are the children of God, being the children of the
resurrection. That the dead are raised even Moses
showed at the bush, when he calleth the Lord the God
of Abraham, the God of Isaac and the God of Jacob. For
He is not a God of the dead but of the living: for all
live unto Him."
There are tremendous statements here and tremendous
thoughts for every one of us to think about.
Notice the title: "The People of the Two Worlds." I
was studying, meditating the other day, and doing a
little work in my Greek Testament, when I came upon
this title for a sermon over the radio. We have in
this passage the fact that there are TWO WORLDS, and
there are PEOPLE connected with these two different
First of all, we read: "And Jesus said." You know, if
I am going to listen to anything, I am going to listen
to what JESUS said. It is wonderful that we have HIS
WORDS! If it was known that tomorrow in the heart of
this city, at high noon, the LIVING GOD WOULD COME
DOWN AND SPEAK TO US, AND LET US KNOW HIS MIND AND HIS
HEART TOWARD US, AND TOWARD EVERYTHING THAT IS VITAL
IN OUR LIVES THE PAST, THE PRESENT, AND THE FUTURE---
believe me, friends, IT WOULD BE THE MOST IMPORTANT
THING IN ALL THE WORLD.
And yet, THAT IS WHAT WE HAVE, in the pages of the
BIBLE! THE WORDS OF JESUS! "And JESUS SAID...." Oh,
the IMPORTANCE of the words of the BIBLE, and
especially the words of the LORD JESUS.
Now what does Jesus TELL US in this parti ...
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