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Thomas Watson and Pure Worship

Those who will add to one part of God’s worship will be as ready to take away from another. “Laying aside the commandment of God, you hold the tradition of men” (Mark 7:8). They who will bring in a tradition, will in time lay aside a command. This the Papists are very guilty of; they bring in altars and crucifixes, and lay aside the second commandment. They bring in oil in baptism, and leave out the cup in the Lord’s Supper. They bring in praying for the dead, and lay aside reading the Scriptures intelligibly to the living. Those who will introduce into God’s worship that which he has not commanded, will be as ready to blot out that which he has commanded.

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