Monthly Archives: December 2012

Earnest for spiritual mercies…

O therefore let us be earnest for spiritual mercies! Lord, not only feed me, but sanctify me; give me rather a heart full of grace than a house full of gold. If we are to pray for daily bread, the … Continue reading

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A heart full of ingenuity and grace…

Our wants may send us to prayer, nature may make us beg daily bread; but it shows a heart full of ingenuity and grace to be rendering praises to God. Thomas Watson – The Lord’s Prayer

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What smoother than oil???

Those who sin against their giver, and abuse God’s royal favours, the mercies of God will come in as witnesses against them. What smoother than oil? But if it be heated, what more scalding? What sweeter than mercy? But if … Continue reading

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Net or table???

Men spread nets for their enemies, God spreads a table. Thomas Watson – The Lord’s Prayer

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Better starve…

Better starve than go to the devil for provender. Thomas Watson – The Lord’s Prayer

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But shining dust…

Gold is but shining dust: God’s glory must weigh heavier. Thomas Watson – The Lord’s Prayer

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But in contentment…

Your happiness lies not in abundance, but in contentment… Thomas Manton – “The Lord’s Prayer”

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