31 Richard Baxter Quotes

  • "Though selfishness hath defiled the whole man, yet sensual pleasure is the chief part of its interest, and, therefore, by the senses it commonly works; and these are the doors and windows by which iniquity entereth into the soul."

    - Richard Baxter
    Topics: Lust


  • "In necessary things, unity; in doubtful things, liberty; in all things, charity."

    - Richard Baxter
    Topics: Charity, Doubt, Unity


  • "He was the bravest citizen of Rome that did most love and best serve his country; and he the saint among the Jews who most loved Zion."

    - Richard Baxter
    Topics: Service


  • "It is a contradiction to be a true Christian and not humble."

    - Richard Baxter
    Topics: Humility


  • "Prayer is the breath of the new creature."

    - Richard Baxter
    Topics: Prayer


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

    - Richard Baxter
    Topics: Love


  • "Lord, whatever you want, wherever you want it, and whenever you want it, that's what I want."

    - Richard Baxter
    Topics: Obedience


  • "An ounce of mirth is worth a pound of sorrow."

    - Richard Baxter
    Topics: Suffering


  • "Naturally, men are prone to spin themselves a web of opinions out of their own brain, and to have a religion that may be called their own. They are far readier to make themselves a faith, than to receive that which God hath formed to their hands; are far readier to receive a doctrine that tends to their carnal commodity, or honor, or delight, than one that tends to self-denial."

    - Richard Baxter
    Topics: Self-denial, Religion, Carnality


  • "I take the love of God and self-denial to be the sum of all saving grace and religion."

    - Richard Baxter
    Topics: Grace, Self-denial


  • "It is as hard a thing to maintain a sound understanding, a tender conscience, a lively, gracious, heavenly spirit, and an upright life in the midst of contention, as to keep your candle lighted in the greatest storms."

    - Richard Baxter
    Topics: Conscience, Holiness


  • "The churchyard is the market place where all things are rated at their true value, and those who are approaching it talk of the world and its vanities with a wisdom unknown before."

    - Richard Baxter
    Topics: Death


  • "I have pain; but I have peace, I have peace."

    - Richard Baxter
    Topics: Peace


  • "Dangers bring fears, and fears more dangers bring."

    - Richard Baxter
    Topics: Fear


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

    - Richard Baxter
    Topics: Holiness



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