that usually accompany greatness. He had no credentials but himself.
While still a young man, the tide of popular opinion turned against Him. His friends ran away. One of them denied Him. He was turned over to His enemies. He went through the mockery of a trial. He was nailed to a cross between two thieves. H i s executioners gambled for the only piece of property He had on earth while lac was dying-and that was !Its coat.
When He was dead He was taken down and laid in a borrowed grave through the pity of a friend.
NINETEEN wide centuries have come and gone. and today Ile is the cornerstone of the human race and the keystone of the Kingdom of God. When I say that all the armies that ever marched, and all the navies that ever were built, and all the parliaments that ever sat, and all the kings that ever reigned, have not affected the life of man as powerfully as that One Solitary Life-none will be found to disagree.