(Thomas Watson, "Christ All in All")
"Be strong in the Lord, and in the power of His might." Ephesians 6:10
When you are to resist a temptation, or to mortify a corruption--do not go out in your own strength, but in the strength of Christ.
Some go out to duty in the strength of their abilities; and go out against sin in the strength of their resolutions--and they both come home foiled. Alas! What are our resolutions, but like the green cords which bound Samson! A sinful heart will soon break these!
Do as David when he was to go up against Goliath. He said, "I come to you in the name of the Lord!" So say to your Goliath lust, "I come to you in the name of Christ!" Then we conquer, when the Lion of the tribe of Judah marches before us!
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