As Fervency In Duty Abates, Our Peace Cools

Thomas Watson:

StainerWhen Christians abate their fervency in private devotions, God abates their peace. If you slacken the strings of the violin, the music is spoiled; so, if a Christian is slack in duty, they spoil the sweet music of peace in their souls. As the fire decays, the cold increases; so, as fervency in duty abates, our peace cools.

~“A Body of Divinity” pg. 264

Source: http://thomaswatsonquotes.com/when-christians-abate-their-fervency-in-private-devotions/

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