And when the king came in to see the guests, he saw there a man which had not on a wedding garment:…
I. THE POINTS OF RESEMBLANCE BETWEEN THIS MAN AND THE OTHER GUESTS.
1. He was an invited guest.
2. He was a needy guest.
3. He was an expecting guest.
II. THE POINT OF DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE MAN HERE SPOKEN OF AND THE OTHER GUESTS. The wedding garment is, in short, a wedding spirit.
III. To WHAT CAUSES MUST WE TRACE THIS DIFFERENCE BETWEEN HIM AND THEM. It must be traced to himself.
1. Perhaps carelessness, mere inconsideration, led to his refusal.
2. It may have been pride.
3. There was great irreverence in his conduct.
IV. THE CONSEQUENCES TO WHICH IT LED.
Parallel VersesKJV: And when the king came in to see the guests, he saw there a man which had not on a wedding garment: