Do not you yet understand, that whatever enters in at the mouth goes into the belly, and is cast out into the draught?…
I. THE HUMILIATING TRUTH WHICH THE SAVIOUR HERE SETS FORTH,
II. THE TRUTHS WHICH ARE CONNECTED WITH THIS HUMBLING FACT.
1. We are driven to believe in the doctrine of the fall.
2. It shows the need of a new nature.
3. Admire the grace of God.
4. This doctrine illustrates the doctrine of the atonement.
(C. H. Spugeon.)
Parallel VersesKJV: Do not ye yet understand, that whatsoever entereth in at the mouth goeth into the belly, and is cast out into the draught?