Desiring God!

(Thomas Watson, “The Lord’s Prayer”) “Whom have I in Heaven but You? And earth has nothing I desire besides You!” Psalm 73:25 We may know the kingdom of grace is set up in our hearts–by having true desires after God. By the beating of this pulse–we conclude there is life. A true desire after God […]

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Be Thankful In Everything!

(Thomas Watson, “All Things for Good”) “We know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to His purpose.” Romans 8:28 See what cause the saints have to be frequent in the work of thanksgiving! In this, Christians are defective; though they are much […]

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Some Thoughts on idolatry!

“These men have set up their idols in their hearts!” Ezekiel 14:3 “Their heart went after their idols!” Ezekiel 20:16 “We are all born idolaters!” Thomas Watson “An idol is an idol–whether worshiped inwardly in heart, or adorned outwardly by the knee.” J.C. Philpot “Every one of us is, from his mother’s womb, expert in […]

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When Are You Bruised Enough?

It is hard to prescribe a just measure of humiliation. It is the same in the new birth as in the natural. Some give birth with more pangs, and some with fewer. But would you like to know when you are bruised enough? When your spirit is so troubled that you are willing to let […]

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Don’t Blame God For Your Sin

Thomas Boston, Works, Volume 1, “Of the Providence of God”: Beware of drawing an excuse for your sin from the providence of God ; for it is most holy, and has not the least efficiency in any sin you commit. Every sin is an act of rebellion against God ; a breach of his holy […]

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