Pithy gems from Thomas Watson #3

What good will it do a man when he is in Hell, that others think he has gone to Heaven?

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Godliness consists in a harmony between holy principles and holy practices

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How can the unrepentant sinner be merry, who is heir to all God's curses, and does not know how soon he may take up his lodgings among the damned?

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The more bitterness we taste in sin, the more sweetness we shall taste in Christ!

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Christ is never sincerely loved, until sin is sincerely loathed!

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He a fool, who minds his recreation more than his salvation!

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The greatest judgment God lays upon a man in this life, is to let him sin without hindrance.

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He who hides one rebel in his house is a traitor to the Crown.
Just so, he who indulges one sin is a traitorous hypocrite.

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It is better to go with difficulty to Heaven, than with ease to Hell! "Strive to enter through the narrow door; for many, I tell you, will seek to enter and will not be able!" Luke 13:24

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True happiness consists not in beauty, honor, riches (the world's trinity)—but in the forgiveness of sin. "How blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered!" Psalm 32:1