He Was Against It

**I did not come to call the virtuous, but sinners** (Matthew 9:13).

Matthew 9:13
Hosea 6:3-6; Psalms 50:1,8,12-13,14-15; Romans 4:18-25; Matthew 9:9-13

Sermon Topic


President Calvin Coolidge was noted for his brevity of speech. He never used three words when one or two would suffice. One Sunday morning, he went to Church without his wife who wasn’t feeling very well.

When the President returned to the White House, Mrs. Coolidge asked what the sermon was about. “Sin,” Coolidge said. “And what did the preacher have to say about sin?” Mrs. Coolidge persisted. “He was against it,” her husband replied.

In today’s Gospel Lesson, the Apostle John tells us that while Jesus was at dinner, a number of tax collectors and sinners came to sit at the table with Him and His disciples. Seeing this, some Pharisees asked the disciples, “Why does your Master eat with tax collectors and sinners?” In today’s parlance, they might have asked, “Why does your Master eat with gangsters and prostitutes?” Jesus Himself answered their question, saying, “It is not the healthy who need the doctor, but the sick … And, indeed, I did not…

To view this resource, log in or sign up for a subscription plan

How useful was this resource?

Click on a star to rate it!

Average Rating 0

No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.

We are sorry that this resource was not useful for you!

Help us improve this resource!

Tell us how we can improve this content?

Scroll to Top


Sign up to get our Free
"Preachers Welcome Package" eBook
(Plus, a few more FREEBIES)