Category: Thomas Watson

The Art of Divine Contentment (PART 6) THOMAS WATSON

(NO AUDIO) In our last section covering Thomas Watson’s book I want us to see how we stack up and whether or not we have learned to be content in whatever situation or state God has for us?  The plain truth is we will… Continue Reading “The Art of Divine Contentment (PART 6) THOMAS WATSON”

The Art of Divine Contentment (part 5) Thomas Watson

Chapter 11: Divine Motives to Contentment In this Chapter (which is by far the longest) Watson presents the Christian with motivation toward Divine Contentment.  He does this by means of, what he calls, arguments to quicken contentment with us. Argument 1.  Consider the excellency of contentment.   Contentment… Continue Reading “The Art of Divine Contentment (part 5) Thomas Watson”

Art of Divine Contentment (Part 4) Thomas Watson

Chapter 10- The Third Use: A Persuasion to Contentment In this Chapter, Watson addresses the objection to contentment that says God has dealt too harshly with me how is it possibly for me to be content?  In this chapter he gives us examples of… Continue Reading “Art of Divine Contentment (Part 4) Thomas Watson”

The Art of Divine Contentment (Chapter 7-9)

Thomas Watson- The Art of Divine Contentment (Chapter 7-9) Chapter 7: Reasons Pressing to Holy Contentment Thomas Watson begins this chapter with some reasons why we should engage in contentment or seek to be content. He cites… Hebrews 13:5 (ESV) 5 Keep your life free from… Continue Reading “The Art of Divine Contentment (Chapter 7-9)”

The Art of Divine Contentment (Chapter 4-6)

Thomas Watson- The Art of Divine Contentment (Chapter 4-6) Chapter 4: The Second Branch of the Text As we continue through this great Puritan classic, the author Thomas Watson focuses our attention on the second half of the verse Philippians 4:11… Philippians 4:11 (ESV)… Continue Reading “The Art of Divine Contentment (Chapter 4-6)”