The Reformed Pastor

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Religious Tract Society, 1899 - Pastoral theology - 311 pages
 

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Packer calls Baxter, “The most outstanding pastor, evangelist and writer…that Puritanism produced.” “In the whole compass of divinity, there is scarcely anything superior to it.”—Daniel Wilson. “A ... Read full review

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Good content, but as as these were taken from sermons and speeches that Baxter gave in the 1600's, can be a little difficult to read through. Highly recommend it for the content though, especially for pastors that don't understand their calling as shepherds very well. Read full review

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Page 17 - Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God which He hath purchased with His own blood.
Page 43 - Seeing then, that all these things shall be dissolved, what manner of persons ought we to be in all holy conversation and godliness...
Page 117 - But foolish and unlearned questions avoid, knowing that they do gender strifes ; and the servant of the Lord must not strive, but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient, in meekness instructing those that oppose themselves ; if God peradventure will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth...
Page 85 - If thou forbear to deliver them that are drawn unto death, and those that are ready to be slain ; if thou sayest, "Behold, we knew it not;" doth not he that pondereth the heart consider it? and he that keepeth thy soul, doth not he know it? and shall not he render to every man according to his works?
Page 156 - For every one that exalteth himself shall be humbled ; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.
Page 286 - According to the grace of God which is given unto me, as a wise master-builder, I have laid the foundation, and another buildeth thereon. But let every man take heed how he buildeth thereupon. 11 For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ.
Page 221 - But who may abide the day of his coming? and who shall stand when he appeareth? for he is like a refiner's fire, and like fullers...
Page 52 - But let us who are of the day, be sober, putting on the breast-plate of faith and love; and for an helmet, the hope of salvation.
Page 11 - But he turned, and said unto Peter, Get thee behind me, Satan : thou art an offence unto me: for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but those that be of men.
Page 275 - And now, brethren, I commend you to God, and to the Word of His grace, Which is able to build you up, and to give you an inheritance among all them which are sanctified.

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