26 The. Quadrennial Sermon.
a greater man than any Jewish priest—a
man caught up into the third heaven to be
instructed, to know things hitherto unut-
tered by human lips. Paul was above Moses,
far above the light which he pours upon the
human mind for all the ages and periods to
come—the man most like the God-man.
No man was so like Christ Jesus as was St.
Paul, and he was sent and commissioned by
the Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of life, to
teach the Christian Church what Malachi
taught the Hebrew Church.
We now come to the third chapter of the
same Epistle. " This is a true saying, If a
man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth
a good work. A bishop then must be blame¬
less, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober,
of good behavior, given to hospitality, apt to
teach; not given to wine, no striker, not
greedy of filthy lucre; but patient, not a
brawler, not covetous; one that ruleth well
his own house, having his children in sub¬
jection with all gravity; (for if a man know
not how to rule his own house, how shall he