Son of God should concern himself in human affairs, but that He should have taken on Him man's nature, to become a real member of our 58 SUNDAY AFTER CHRISTMAS. 59 race. This, however, was a necessity in order to be to ns an effectual Saviour; and hence His care-fuhiess to impress and emphasize the wondrous fact, that, though the very Son of God, He was, and ever will be, as truly and unchangeable "///^ Soil of Man. ' ' This way of emphasizing his human Sonship implied that He had none of the limitations, narrownesses, or imperfections that mark other men. He was not the Son of a section, or of a particular age, country, or class; but the Son of man., as if the whole human race had come to its highest bloom in Him. He was a Jew by birth, but with nothing of Jewish peculiarities or preju-dices to separate Him from the rest of mankind.