Category Archives: The Lord’s Prayer

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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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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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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As the fish to the bait…

Thomas Watson on Matthew 6:13… And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. Here is matter for humiliation, that there is in us such an aptitude and proneness to yield to temptation. We are as ready to … Continue reading

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The Gospel is honored…

Thomas Watson on Matthew 6:13… And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. One reason why God lets his people be tempted is, that their metal may be tried, their sincerity, love, and magnanimity. When grace is … Continue reading

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Five smooth stones of faith…

Thomas Watson on Matthew 6:13… And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. Faith furnishes itself with a store of promises. The promises are faith’s weapons to fight with. As David, by five stones in his sling, … Continue reading

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