C. K. Franklin

SERMON: Except I Shall See In His Hands The Print Of The Nails And Thrust My Hand Into His Side, by C. K. Franklin

October 7, 2012

We call your attention to the book of St. John, the twentieth chapter, the twenty-fourth through the twenty-ninth verses.  “But Thomas, one of the twelve, called Didymus, was not with them when Jesus came.  The other disciples therefore said unto him, We have seen the Lord.  But he said unto them, Except I shall see in his hands the print of the nails, and put my finger into the print of the nails, and thrust my hand into his side, I will not believe.  And after eight days again his disciples were within, and Thomas with them.  Then came Jesus, the doors being shut, and stood in the midst, and said, Peace be unto you.  Then said he to Thomas, Reach hither thy hand and thrust it into my side, and be not faithless, but believing.  [...]