131 Thomas Watson Quotes

  • "God will fill the hungry because He Himself has stirred up the hunger. As in the case of prayer, when God prepares the heart to pray, He prepares His ear to hear (Ps. 10:17). So in the case of spiritual hunger, when God prepares the heart to hunger, He will prepare His hand to fill."

    - Thomas Watson
    Topics: Prayer


  • "None so empty of grace as he that thinks he is full."

    - Thomas Watson
    Topics: Grace


  • "Prayer delights God's ear; it melts His heart; and opens His hand. God cannot deny a praying soul."

    - Thomas Watson
    Topics: Prayer


  • "It argues more grace to grieve for the sins of others than for our own. We may grieve for our own sins out of fear of hell, but to grieve for the sins of others is from a principle of love to God."

    - Thomas Watson
    Topics: Sin


  • "The prayer that is faithless is fruitless."

    - Thomas Watson
    Topics: Prayer


  • "God is more willing to pardon than to punish. Mercy does more multiply in Him than sin in us. Mercy is His nature."

    - Thomas Watson
    Topics: Mercy


  • "Murmuring is the rising up of oneself against God. It sets oneself against God as if I am wiser than He."

    - Thomas Watson
    Topics: Rebellion


  • "The apostles went away rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for the name of Christ, that they were graced so far as to be disgraced for the name of Christ!"

    - Thomas Watson
    Topics: Persecution


  • "Christians, you who are vessels of election - were by nature as wicked as others - but God had compassion on you and plucked you as brands out of the fire! He stopped you in your course of sinning - when you were marching to hell! He turned you back to Him by sincere repentance. Oh, here is the banner of love displayed over you!"

    - Thomas Watson
    Topics: Mercy


  • "We need not climb up into heaven to see whether our sins are forgiven: let us look into our hearts, and see if we can forgive others. If we can, we need not doubt but God as forgiven us."

    - Thomas Watson
    Topics: Forgiveness


  • "Satan tempts to sin under a pretence of religion. He is most to be feared when he transforms himself into an angel of light. He came to Christ with Scripture in his mouth: "It is written." The devil baits his hook with religion."

    - Thomas Watson
    Topics: Satan


  • "Satan doth not tempt God's children because they have sin in them, but because they have grace in them. Had they no grace, the devil would not disturb them... Though to be tempted is a trouble, yet to think why you are tempted is a comfort."

    - Thomas Watson
    Topics: Satan, Temptation, Sin


  • "Every pardon a sinner hath is written in Christ's blood."

    - Thomas Watson
    Topics: Forgiveness


  • "Religion is not a matter of chance, but of choice."

    - Thomas Watson
    Topics: Religion, Choices


  • "The pleasure of sin is soon gone, but the sting remains."

    - Thomas Watson
    Topics: Sin



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