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The Great Gain of Godliness by Thomas Watson

Among C.H. Spurgeons 12,000 Puritan books, one prize was said to be missing: Thomas Watsons Notes on Malachi 3:16-18.

Wrote Spurgeon, “This would be a great find, for Watson is one of the clearest and liveliest of Puritan authors.” The book that Spurgeon longed for, reset and lightly edited, offers rich spirituality, nourishing doctrine, practical wisdom.

In this reset and lightly edited edition you can now read the book that was on Spurgeon’s ‘wish-list’! “The Great Gain of Godliness” is Watson’s exposition of Mal. 3:16-18. In it he aims “to encourage solid piety and confute the atheists of the world, who imagine there is no gain in godliness.” This book has all the hallmarks of Thomas Watson’s other writings: a combination of rich spirituality, nourishing doctrine, and sane practical wisdom coupled with fascinating illustrations and a very pleasant style.

176 Pages
Published: 2006

About the Author

Thomas Watson, minister of St. Stephen’s, Walbrook in the seventeenth century, was one of the leading spiritual guides of his day. He was the author of A Body of DivinityThe Ten CommandmentsThe Lord’s PrayerThe Beatitudes, and All Things for Good.