Category Archives: The Beatitudes

A taste of honey…

Faith can taste honey at the end of the afflicting rod. Thomas Watson

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Faith…

Faith shows the world in its night-dress, having all its jewels pulled off. Faith makes the world appear in its true state. Faith shows the soul better things than the world. It gives a sight of Christ and eternal glory. Thomas Watson

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Possessed with fear…

A man possessed with fear does not consult what is best—but what is safest. Thomas Watson

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Blood and perhaps blood…

Christians grow serious in the casting up their spiritual accounts. They reckon what religion must cost them, and may cost them. It must cost them the blood of their sins. It may cost them the blood of their lives. Thomas Watson

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Greatest war…greatest peace…

Thomas Watson from his treatise on the Beatitudes… Jesus Christ was a great peacemaker. He took a long journey from heaven to earth to make peace. Yes…the greatest war of all was the war between fallen man, all of whom … Continue reading

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Some grains too light…

The most golden Christians are some grains too light. Oh, let us not so quarrel with the infirmities of others—as to pass by their virtues. Thomas Watson

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Worse than a haunted house…

Everyone is afraid to dwell in a house which is haunted with evil spirits—yet how little afraid are men of their own hearts, which are haunted with the evil spirit of wrath and anger. Thomas Watson

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