Baxter's Practical Works, Volume 1: A Sum of Practical Theology, and Cases of Conscience. Directing Christians How to Use Their Knowledge and Faith; How to Improve All Helps and Means, and to Perform All Duties; How to Overcome Temptations, and to Escape Or Mortify Every Sin. in Four Parts: A Christian Directory

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"The editor's preface (1707), p. xiii stated that the works of Richard Baxter are 'perhaps the best body of practical divinity that is extent in our own or any other tongue.' Richard Baxter lived from 1615-1691. The DIRECTORY was completed in 1665. Its scope was intended to cover all of practical theology, a summa of casuistry . . ." Timothy Keller calls it "the greatest manual on Biblical counseling ever produced."
 

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"It is one of the most practical and helpful biblical counseling manuals ever written" (from the flyleaf) This volume is 948 pages of densely packed, two-column type. It is a fairly large, heavy book ... Прочетете пълната рецензия

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CHRISTIAN ETHICS Direct X Take heed of running from one extreme
48
Thirty Temptations whereby the devil hindereth Direct XVI What books to prefer and read
55
Temptations to draw us off from duty
107
Q Who are excused from living in a calling or from The article of remission of sin is to be believed
166
Q Is not going against conscience sinning against are hypocrites The helps
176
Directions againstpride and for humility 192 2 Particular directions about the work of meditation
257
The nature of fleshpleasing What meant by flesh Tit 6 Directions against sinful hatred aversion
283
FURTHER SUBORDINATE DIRECTIONS FOR THE NEXT GREAT ing What it is When the day of grace is past
296
CHAPTER VIII
301
Thieves or timewasters to be watched against
306
Directions against evil and idle thoughts 247 bear Practical Directions against tippling c
318
Directions against fornication and all unclean special aggravations The cure Who must most
361
Directions against inward filthy lusts 335 talk
367
What is excess 2 The evil of it Q Whether
375
Directions against lying and dissembling 353 signs of holy zeal The excellency of zeal and dili
382
Is often lying a certain sign of a graceless state? Directions about apparel and against the sin therein
391
The most passed by on necessary reasons 740 The greatness of the sin 780
392
Q What if the child have promised marriage and
397
Several cases about marrying with an ungodly person
404
What solemn worship is
410
Instructing families is a duty 414
420
CHAPTER VI
427
CHAPTER VII
431
Further duties
437
Q What she must do in controverted cases of
443
so sad a case? 449 Tit 3 Directions for holy resolutions and affections
475
The duties of servants to their l 458
483
Q Is that the fruit of the Spirit which we force our Q 17 May we join in family prayers with ungodly
489
May we look to speed ever the better for any Directions against it
511
Should not the sacrament have more preparation Directions for the rich
517
Is not the case of a hypocrite that knoweth not faith in Christ 4 For a new heart love to God
524
What are Christs appointed means of the actual assistances of the Spirit? Or are childrens
660
DIRECTIONS TO WEAK CHRISTIANS FOR THEIR ESTAB
678
May one offer his child to be baptized with not officiate without them nor make use of other
680
Whether a particular church may consist of selves the mouth of the people who are not ordained
686
Whether a form of prayer be lawful? 678 all the rest?
692
To whom doth it belong to reform a cor some for all things?
710
Is it lawful to pray secretly when we come Q 146 Is the Scripture fit for all Christians to read
716
W hat are the mischiefs of mens error on the must be tried?
722
Christ the church and mens salvation
741
Is the magistrate judge in controversies of CHAPTER X
753
Causes and cure 503
772
May the oath of supremacy be lawfully taken Cases resolved about forgiving wrongs and debts
785
Directions for declining backsliding chris
812
Am I bound to forgive another if he ask me not getting keeping or desiring that which is anothers
823
Directions against soulmurder and partaking of other Q 5 Doth the contract of a man drunk or in
829
May I dispraise anothers commodity to draw
835
Q If a gentleman have a great estate by which
843
What to do in cases of doubtful equity? ib CHAPTER XX
846
What it is Ways of sinful waste ib Q 8 What if it be one that hath been oft admonished?
859
May lawsuits be used to vex and humble an Tit 4 Directions for those that are rashly censured
865
What if a friend intrust his estate with me to grace and little useful gifts or those that have less
874
What is the true nature of love to myself and have any suspicion of him or suppose that he
880
The Directions for just confessing sin
896
A MORAL PROGNOSTICATION
905
How far is satisfaction and restitution neces the end in that golden age of love
914
How must satisfaction be made for slanders
922
And for tempting others to sin and hurting The order of celebrating the sacrament of the bodv
930
Is a murderer bound to offer himself to justice? ib Of catechising and the approbation of those that
936
Cases and Directions about our obtaining pardon A form of public admonition to the impenitent
942
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