What peace of thought comes to one as he perceives the impartial nature of God's love! What heartaches have resulted from the feeling that all have not been treated alike by those who give love or good things! Sometimes a child will grow up with a feeling that his parents loved one of his brothers or sisters more than they loved him.
It is recorded in the fifth chapter of the Gospel of John that a man who for nearly forty years had suffered an infirmity, and who was lying by the pool of Bethesda in discouragement and disappointment, was observed by Jesus.
Sometimes we are apt to think of holiness as something that does not concern youth, but rather belongs to old age, or to those who have separated themselves from the ordinary affairs of life and dwell apart.