The pleasures of sin are very short; in the midnight Judas receiveth the money, and in the morning hangeth himself: “The pleasures of sin are but for a season” (Heb. 11:25). Till we sin, Satan is a parasite; but when once we are in the devil’s hands, he turns tyrant.

—Thomas Manton
The Complete Works of Thomas Manton, 10:345.



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