Baxter's Practical Works, Volume 1: A Sum of Practical Theology, and Cases of Conscience. Directing Christians How to Use Their Knowledge and Faith; How to Improve All Helps and Means, and to Perform All Duties; How to Overcome Temptations, and to Escape Or Mortify Every Sin. in Four Parts: A Christian Directory
"The editor's preface (1707), p. xiii stated that the works of Richard Baxter are 'perhaps the best body of practical divinity that is extent in our own or any other tongue.' Richard Baxter lived from 1615-1691. The DIRECTORY was completed in 1665. Its scope was intended to cover all of practical theology, a summa of casuistry . . ." Timothy Keller calls it "the greatest manual on Biblical counseling ever produced."
Nor he that thinketh that all is won ( of the love of God , that we keep his
commandments : his time , or wealth , or pleasure , or any thing ) which and his
commandments are not grievous , " 1 John v . he can save or steal from God : for
all is lost ...
Is there not an amiableness in and distrust , and cast not away the comforts of
God , a holy , blameless person , that liveth in love to God which ... Say not , It is
grievous , and I cannot take it : hardheartedness and sleepiness in sin . for he
commands you nothing but what ... Keep up above in a heavenly converand
wrangle not , or strive not against your Phy - sation , and then your souls will be
always in the ...
Art thou not nearest to thyself ? the loss of his kingdoms , and that very night he
was Dost thou love any others better than thyself ? Hadst also slain , Dan . v . 1 ,
30 . Thou seest God spareth thou rather thy own soul were damned than theirs ?
not kings themselves , that one would think ... in thy estate ! we keep his
commandments , and his commandments | And is hell worth all this ado ? are not
Especially take heed in speaking either to they have not , unless it be by rote :
therefore you | God in prayer , or in the name of God , or as from must take ... and
hide my | matters of God in any of thy discourse ; Eccles . y . commandments with
thee ; so that thou incline thine 1 , “ Keep thy foot when thou ... As “ grievous
dance of contention , danger , and repentance , but also words stir up anger , "
Prov . xv .
If you came in at the last hour , if law , or have made God a compensation by your
now you are faithfully devoted to God ... Whatever sin a i lle is the author of
eternal salvation to all them penitent believer hath committed , he is not
chargethat obey him . ... Blessed are they that do his lieving thankfulness , as that
which shall tend to the commandments , that they may have right to the honour of
the Redeemer , and not to the ... Beasts , and birds , and fishes , I have been a
grievous sinner !
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