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Dying Thoughts by Richard Baxter

In this little book, we see Baxter wrestling with his own doubts and fears as he faces eternity, jealously examining his own heart, anxious to test his own sincerity, taking nothing for granted.

Baxter wanted to die with every grace in his soul in full vigor. A man of life passions as ourselves, his Dying Thoughts provides much needed counsel, strength and comfort because it deals with the same conflicts, complaints and desires which fill our own hearts.

More well known for his Reformed Pastor, Richard Baxter was the outstanding pastor of Kidderminster. Dying Thoughts is his exposition of Paul’s words in Philippians 1:23: “For I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ, which is far better.” Benjamin Fawcett who made this abridged version of the original work wrote, “The Dying Thoughts of Mr. Baxter chiefly present to our view what every Christian may attain, and what it is the highest interest, as well as the indispensable duty of every Christian to aspire after.”

Includes an Introduction by Edward Donnelly.

124 Pages
Published: 2004

About the Author

Richard Baxter (1615-91) was a leading English Puritan churchman, theologian, and writer. A prolific author, his works include The Reformed Pastor and The Saints Everlasting Rest.