And were beyond measure astonished, saying, He has done all things well: he makes both the deaf to hear, and the dumb to speak.
I. Christ's actions were good in themselves. In His general conduct, as a man, He did all things well.
II. Christ's actions were performed with good designs.
III. Christ's actions were performed in an amiable and graceful manner. Learn —
1. How unjust was the treatment our Lord met with in the world.
2. How worthy is Christ of our admiration, reverence, and love.
3. How fit is it that we imitate this excellent and lovely pattern.
4. Let it be our concern to do all things well.
(J. Orten.)All things well: —
I. THE FACT. Creation announces it. Providence announces it. Redemption announces it.
II. THE TESTIMONY. Saints testify to it. Admirers astonished at it. Critics confess it.
III. THE CONSEQUENCE. Those who oppose Christ are sure to perish, for the right must prevail. They will stand self-condemned. The universe will say "Amen" to their condemnation, for they have conspired against it. (L. Palmer.).
Parallel VersesKJV: And were beyond measure astonished, saying, He hath done all things well: he maketh both the deaf to hear, and the dumb to speak.