Tag Archives: Richard Baxter

Obeying God without having a nervous breakdown

To my nervous, insecure, tender-conscience Christian friend, always wondering if you are doing something wrong, or disappointing God, doubting if you are hitting the mark, feeling like a failure as you try your best to please him . . .  … Continue reading

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Marriage: Hasting to the Everlasting Life

No one strives to put every aspect of life into eternal perspective like Richard Baxter, who is said to have spent half and hour of every day meditating on the life to come. This shines through even in his marriage … Continue reading

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Marriage: Run Not Upon it as Boys to a Play

In light of my recent wedding anniversary, I have enjoyed thinking again about the beauty and importance of marriage. Several quotations from Richard Baxter’s Christian Directory have been particularly good pieces of counsel. “Let your marriage covenant be made understandingly, … Continue reading

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