Monthly Archives: April 2014

The best commentator…

Contentment has this excellency: it is the best commentator upon Providence. It makes a fair interpretation of all God’s dealings. Thomas Watson, the Art of Divine Contentment, p. 69

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Eclipsed reason…weakened faith…

Discontent both eclipses reason and weakens faith. Thomas Watson, The Art of Divine Contentment, p. 66

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Murmuring music…

Our murmuring is the devil’s music. Thomas Watson, The Art of Divine Contentment, p. 65

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Whence impatience???

Impatience comes from lack of love to God. Thomas Watson, The Art of Divine Contentment, p. 64

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As medicine, so contentment…

As medicine works diseases out of the body, so contentment works trouble out of the heart. Thomas Watson, The Art of Divine Contentment, p. 62

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Lord, Lord…

No man is a Christian unless he says “Lord, Lord” to the Lord Jesus Christ. D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones, Studies in the Sermon on the Mount, p. 518

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Above waves of trouble…

The soul that is gotten into the ark of contentment, sits quiet, and sails above all the waves of trouble. Thomas Watson, The Art of Divine Contentment, p. 59

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