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QUOTE (Richard Baxter) – Dec. 8

December 8, 2015

220px-Richard_Baxter_Colour“You come hither to learn to die, I am not the only person that must go this way: I can assure you, that your whole life, be it ever so long, is little enough to prepare for death. Have a care of this vain deceitful world and the lusts of the flesh: Be sure you choose God for your portion, heaven for your home, God’s glory for your end, his word for your rule, and then you need never fear but we shall meet with comfort.”
~ Richard Baxter

In honor of Richard Baxter, an English Puritan Theologian, who died on this day in 1691.

“O what a blessed day that will be when I shall . . . stand on the shore and look back on the raging seas I have safely passed; when I shall review my pains and sorrows, my fears and tears, and possess the glory which was the end of all!”
~ Richard Baxter

Resources:
This Day in History for 8th December
Goodreads > Richard Baxter Quotes

 

 

3 comments

  1. Hey brother, thanks for the likes on my blog! This quote was hugely encouraging today––I appreciate your sharing it.

    God bless,
    Kirstie


  2. Hi JD, Thanks for the likes and for sharing the wisdom of Richard Baxter! I love these quotes. It’s always good to meet a fellow believer who has been moved to share the faith through blogging. Keep up the good work and I look forward to seeing more! 🙂
    In Christ,
    Molly (puredicsiple.org)


    • Hi Molly – thanks for visiting my blog. I really enjoyed all the good work that you are doing. Keep it up! JD



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