Advice on Reading by Richard Baxter (1615-1691)

By | May 2, 2012

“Make careful choice of the books which you read: let the holy scriptures ever have the pre-eminence, and, next to them, those solid, lively, heavenly treatises which best expound and apply the scriptures, and next, credible histories, especially of the Church; but take heed of false teachers who would corrupt your understandings.” 1. As there is a more… Read More »

We have been admiring our vile selves!

By | May 2, 2012

“I hate pride and arrogance!” Proverbs 8:13 What a monster of pride is man! How full of that cursed venom, is human nature! We cannot receive any grace or blessing from the Lord—but corrupt nature is prone to be proud of it—and to boast in it! No one is exempt from this. I appeal to your hearts. I refer to your experience. When your heart… Read More »