Multitude is a foolish argument

Think not the better of sin because it is in fashion. Think not the better of impiety and ungodliness, because many walk in those crooked ways. Multitude is a foolish argument; multitude does not argue the goodness of a thing. The devil’s name is Legion. … The plea of a multitude will not hold out at God’s bar when God shall ask you, Why did you break your oath?” To say then, Lord, because most men did so,” will be but a poor plea: God will say to you, Then seeing you have sinned with the multitude, you shall now go to hell with the multitude.

— Thomas Watson, A Puritan Golden Treasury

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