Not Able To Sleep Much

that night; he kept thinking of what he had heard. When the Holy

Ghost is dealing with a man's conscience, very often sleep departs

from him. Herod cannot get this wilderness preacher and his message

out of his mind. The truth had reached his soul; it echoed and re

-echoed within him: "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand."

He says:

"I went out to-day to hear for the Roman Government; I think I will

go to-morrow and hear for myself."

So he goes back again and again. My text says that he heard him

gladly, that he observed him, and feared him, knowing that he was a

just man and a holy. He must have known down in his heart that John