Item description for Dying Thoughts (Puritan Paperbacks) by Richard Baxter...
Overview An exposition of Philippians 1:23 by one of the most outstanding pastors of the golden age of English Puritanism, dealing honestly with the doubts and fears that often assail a Christian facing the prospect of eternity, while also providing much needed counsel, strength and comfort. A devotional classic. More well known for his Reformed Pastor, Richard Baxter was the outstanding pastor of Kidderminster. Dying Thoughts is his exposition of Paul'?s words in Philippians 1:23: ?For I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ, which is far better.? Benjamin Fawcett who made this abridged version of the original work wrote, ?The ?Dying Thoughts? of Mr. Baxter chiefly present to our view what every Christian may attain, and what it is the highest interest, as well as the indispensable duty of every Christian to aspire after.? In this little book, we see Baxter wrestling with his own doubts and fears as he faces eternity, jealously examining his own heart, anxious to test his own sincerity, taking nothing for granted. Baxter wanted to die with every grace in his soul in full vigour. A man of like passions as ourselves, his Dying Thoughts provides much needed counsel, strength and comfort because it deals with the same conflicts, complaints and desires which fill our own hearts.
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Studio: Banner of Truth
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.02" Width: 4.98" Height: 0.45" Weight: 0.3 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2005
Publisher Banner of Truth
Series Puritan Paperbacks
ISBN 0851518869 ISBN13 9780851518862
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More About Richard Baxter
Richard Baxter (1615-1691) was a leader in the puritan movement in Britain. His successful ministry of Kidderminister, England was outstanding even in that period of eminent pastors and preachers, and his book The Reformed Pastor explains many of the principles he practiced there.
Richard Baxter was a prolific author, writing over sixty books. When he was dying, a friend comforted him with the reminder of the benefit many had recieved from his writings. He replied, 'I was but a pen in God's hand, and what praise is due to a pen?'
Richard Baxter was born in 1615 and died in 1691.
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