A mirror for my heart?

This narrative contains a bright mirror of human vanity; for it shows that proper and holy zeal is often accompanied by ambition, or some other vice of the flesh, so that they who follow Christ have a different object in view from what they ought to have. They who are not satisfied with himself alone, but seek this or the other thing apart from him and his promises, wander egregiously from the right path.

John Calvin, Harmony of the Gospels, Matthew 20:20

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Better than a silver tongue…

A sanctified heart is better than a silver tongue.

Thomas Watson, The Art of Divine Contentment, p. 54

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Nor the oil wealth of Russia, either…

There is a time coming shortly when, if we had all the riches of India, they would do us no good.

Thomas Watson, The Art of Divine Contentment, p. 124

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Infinitely better…

Grace without gifts is infinitely better than gifts without grace.

Thomas Watson, The Art of Divine Contentment, p. 53

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Pure wine…

The pure wine of truth is never more precious than when unsound doctrines are broached and vented.

Thomas Watson, The Art of Divine Contentment, p. 52

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Don’t drink the Kool-Aid…

It is good that those who have poisoned opinions should be known so that the people of God may not come near and taste of that poison.

Thomas Watson, The Art of Divine Contentment, p. 50

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Spiritual bastard…

Error is a spiritual bastard: the devil is its father, and pride its mother.

Thomas Watson, The Art of Divine Contentment, p. 49

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