Category: Thomas Watson

The Doctrine of Repentance 3 Thomas Watson

By Thomas Watson, 1668 Reasons which enforce repentance 1. God’s sovereign command. “He commands all men everywhere to repent” (). Repentance is not optional. It is not left to our choice, whether or not we will repent—but it is an…

The Doctrine of Repentance 2 Thomas Watson

By Thomas Watson, 1668 The NATURE of true repentance I shall next show what gospel repentance is. Repentance is a grace of God’s Spirit, whereby a sinner is inwardly humbled and outwardly reformed. For a further amplification, know that repentance…

The Doctrine of Repentance Thomas Watson

By Thomas Watson, 1668 Reader, The two great graces essential to a saint in this life, are faith and repentance. These are the two wings by which he flies to heaven. Faith and repentance preserve the spiritual life—as heat and…