Thomas Watson

Ministers knock at the door of men’s hearts, the Spirit comes with a key and opens the door – Thomas Watson

The reason we come away so cold from reading the Word is because we do not warm ourselves at the fire of meditation – Thomas Watson

A believer, at death, will be the happiest loser and the happiest gainer. He will lose his sins; he will gain eternal glory – Thomas Watson

The creation is the heathen man’s Bible – Thomas Watson

Labour that the Word may not only be a lamp to direct, but a fire to warm – Thomas Watson

When Christians abate their fervency in private devotions, God abates their peace – Thomas Watson

God did not choose us because we were worthy, but by choosing us He makes us worthy – Thomas Watson

Satan doth not tempt God’s children because they have sin in them, but because they have grace in them – Thomas Watson

There is a great deal of difference between falling into a temptation, and running into a temptation – Thomas Watson

The right manner of growth is to grow less in one’s own eyes – Thomas Watson

Read the Bible with reverence. Think in every line you read that God is speaking to you – Thomas Watson

Make up your spiritual accounts daily; see how matters stand between God and your souls – Thomas Watson

Read the Scripture, not only as a history, but as a love letter sent you from God, which may affect your hearts – Thomas Watson

Some have asked whether we shall know one another in heaven? Surely, our knowledge will not be diminished, but increased – Thomas Watson

The torments of hell abide for ever. This word EVER breaks the heart – Thomas Watson

A man’s greatest care should be for that place where he lives longest; therefore eternity should be his scope – Thomas Watson

Eternity to the godly is a day that has no sunset; eternity to the wicked is a night that has no sunrise – Thomas Watson

Where reason cannot wade there faith may swim – Thomas Watson

The Sabbath is the Market-day of the Soul, the Cream of Time – Thomas Watson

When sin is your burden, Christ will be your delight – Thomas Watson