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None of Us Can Teach Like Jesus

It doesn’t matter how great of a teacher you are, none of us can teach like Jesus. Thomas Watson explains how Jesus’ teaching differs from our own. Jesus Teaches the Heart. Others may teach the ear, Christ teaches the heart. … Continue reading

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You Are Not Strong Enough

You are not strong enough to withstand temptation to sin. How do I know this? Because Adam wasn’t and he did not have to struggle with a corrupted nature like we do. If we are to learn from Adam’s fall, … Continue reading

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Suffering is God’s Gift

“And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.” Romans 8:28 Christians have long praised this verse and for good reason. Within its few … Continue reading

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The Ingredients of True Repentance

I was pretty sick all day yesterday. I had a major headache, neck ache, and slight nausea throughout the entire day. Besides being greatly revived by my wife’s excellent minestrone soup (it could raise the dead), I was also greatly … Continue reading

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Something Worth Fighting Over

Thomas Watson: We glorify God by standing up for His truths. Much of God’s glory lies in His truth. God has entrusted us with His truth, as a master entrusts His servant with His purse to keep. We have not … Continue reading

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Why God Uses Suffering

No one likes to go through painful things, but it’s almost universally recognized that some of the most important lessons come from the most painful times.┬áChristians understand this not to be some universal principle that just works, but a grace … Continue reading

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The Two Hardest Things in Ministry

Thomas Watson: There are two things, which I have always looked upon as difficult. The one is, to make the wicked sad; the other is, to make the godly joyful. Sorrow in the godly comes from a double spring: either … Continue reading

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