(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 […]Read More Desiring God!
Eternity to the godly, is a day that has no sunset. Eternity to the godless, is a night that has no sunrise. Thomas WatsonRead More The Darkest Dark
(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 […]Read More Be Thankful In Everything!
“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 […]Read More Some Thoughts on idolatry!
Thomas Watson (1620-86) He who loves God—desires his presence. Lovers cannot be long apart, they soon have their fainting fits, for lack of a sight of the object of their love. A soul deeply in love with God, desires the enjoyment of Him in His ordinances, in the Word, prayer, and sacraments. David was ready […]Read More A Test of Assurance…How Can You Know You Are Saved?
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 […]Read More When Are You Bruised Enough?
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 […]Read More Don’t Blame God For Your Sin
Thomas Boston, Works, Volume 1, “Of the Providence of God”: “There is nothing so mean but providence extends to it, such as the falling of a sparrow, and the numbering of the hairs of our head. It is God that feeds the fowls and the young ravens that cry. He clothes the lilies and grass […]Read More Governed by a Superintending Providence
Labour to see sin in its own colours, what an evil thing it is, Jer. 2:19. What makes us to cleave to sin, is false apprehensions we have about it. To see it in itself would be a means to make us fly from it. Thomas Watson Source: http://www.puritanboard.com/f25/see-sin-its-own-colours-85368/, Comment #1 https://paddlingupcreek.wordpress.com/2016/03/03/see-sin-in-its-own-colours/Read More See Sin in its Own Colours