The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5: 1-12

by Thomas Watson

Paperback, 1971





Thomas Watson is one of the most famous Puritan preachers in history, and his writings during the 17th century are still read across the world today. He was a prodigious writer whose works include All Things for Good (originally published as A Divine Cordial), The Ten Commandments, and more.


The Banner of Truth Trust (1971), Edition: New Ed., Revised in Layout, 307 pages


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Watson's exposition of Mathew 5:1-12 is a very thorough, spiritually edifying work which has stood the test of time for good reason. There is not a single superfluous sentence to be found but Watson instead has approached his subject with the view of extracting every bit of meaning for the benefit
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of the soul. The book is densely packed and not to be read over quickly. Now that I have read it through, I hope to read it periodically in short chunks in order to meditate upon and savor the author's words so eloquently written.
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