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Richard Baxter Quotes: This life was not intended to be the place of our perfection, but the preparation for it.
         

This life was not intended to be the place of our perfection, but the preparation for it.


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I preached as never sure to preach again, and as a dying man to dying men.

I preached as never sure to preach again, and as a dying man to dying men.



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Keep up a humble sense of your own faults, and that will make you compassionate to others



The longer you delay, the more your sin gets strength and rooting. If you cannot bend a twig, how will you be able to bend it when it is a tree?

The longer you delay, the more your sin gets strength and rooting. If you cannot bend a twig, how will you be able to bend it when it is a tree?



Suffering so unbolts the door of the heart, that the Word hath easier entrance.

Suffering so unbolts the door of the heart, that the Word hath easier entrance.



Lay siege to your sins, and starve them out by keeping away the food and fuel which is their maintenance and life.

Lay siege to your sins, and starve them out by keeping away the food and fuel which is their maintenance and life.



If they can see you love them, you can say anything to them.

If they can see you love them, you can say anything to them.



Study hard, for the well is deep, and our brains are shallow.

Study hard, for the well is deep, and our brains are shallow.



Christ leads me through no darker rooms than He went through before.

Christ leads me through no darker rooms than He went through before.



You are not likely to see any general reformation, till you procure family reformation.

You are not likely to see any general reformation, till you procure family reformation.



Be careful how you spend your time: Spend your time in nothing which you know must be repented of.

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