WHAT HAS GOD DOE TO SAVE ME? BY WILLIAM BURET WRIGHT And there cometh to him a leper beseeching him, and kneeling down to him, and saying unto him, If thou wilt, thou canst make me clean. And being moved with compassion, he stretched forth his hand and touched him, and saith unto him, I will, be thou clean. And straight- way the leprosy departed from him, and he was made clean. — Makk i. 40-43. (R. V.) The text leads us to consider a momen- tous theme, the salvation of our souls. But what I have to say will not be worth your minding, unless we can keep steadily in mind three facts, which, though they are familiar and certain, are often overlooked precisely when they should fill the horizon of our thoughts. The facts are these : — I. Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, to- day, and forever. II. He who hath seen Him hath seen the Father. III. In the ew Testament the same word is, when used to describe Christ's treatment of sick bodies, translated, " make WHAT HAS GOD DOE TO SAVE ME? 195 whole," that is, " restore to health," but, when employed to describe Christ's treat- ment of sinful souls, is rendered " save,"