At that time Jesus answered and said, I thank you, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth…
I. Divine things CONCEALED. Not through any deficiency of revelation, nor by arbitrary will.
II. Divine things REVEALED. The revelation of Divine realities is made to prepared souls. Elicits thankfulness.
III. THE UNWILLING ALONE SUFFER PRIVATION AND LOSS. God will not force His truth and mercy upon man.
Parallel VersesKJV: At that time Jesus answered and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto babes.