Author-Thomas Watson

Keep this medicine next to your heart

Posted by admin on August 7, 2011 at 9:36 am

Keep this medicine next to your heart (Thomas Watson, “The Lord’s Supper”) “The people of Israel called the bread manna. It was white like coriander seed and tasted like wafers made with honey.” Exodus 16:31 The manna was a lively type and emblem of Christ, for manna was sweet. It was a delicious food—and was called angel’s food for its excellency. [...]

To know that nothing hurts the godly, is a matter of comfort;

Posted by admin on July 16, 2011 at 7:59 am

To know that nothing hurts the godly, is a matter of comfort; but to be assured that all things which fall out shall co-operate for their good, that their crosses shall be turned into blessings, that showers of affliction water the withering root of their grace and make it flourish more; this may fill their [...]

(Thomas Watson, “A New Creature”)

Posted by admin on July 15, 2011 at 5:10 am

Old Adam put in a better dress (Thomas Watson, “A New Creature”) “I tell you the truth, no one can see the kingdom of God unless he is born again.” John 3:3 Natural honesty, moral virtue, prudence, justice, liberality, temperance–these are not the new birth. These make a glorious show in the eye of the world—but [...]