Monthly Archives: January 2013

Final delivery…

Thomas Watson on Matthew 6:13… And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. In heaven we shall not need to pray this prayer, ‘Deliver us from evil.’ What a blessed time will it be when we shall … Continue reading

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Rather skin whole than conscience pure…

Thomas Watson on Matthew 6:13… And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. Some make it all their care to keep out of trouble; they had rather keep their skin whole than their conscience pure; but our … Continue reading

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Best Friends Forever…

Esteem them your best friends who would keep you from sinning against God. Thomas Watson

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Out of the scabbard…

The sword of God’s justice lies quiet till sin draws it out of the scabbard, and makes God whet it against a nation. Thomas Watson

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War with their sins…

Thomas Watson on Matthew 5:9… Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God. Though we are to be at peace with their persons [of sinners]—yet we are to have war with their sins. We are to … Continue reading

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Few things more encouraging…

…than hearing our ‘little ones’ belting out things like “Amen!” and “Thanks be to God!”

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Wrong to God’s mercy…

Thomas Manton on Matthew 6:13… And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. It is an error to think that one act of sin can destroy the habit of grace. It is a wrong to God’s mercy … Continue reading

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