Richard Baxter

Marriage in joint

October 29, 2012 Sanctifying Relationships
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Some pastoral advice on love and marriage from Richard Baxter in The Godly Home: “It is a relation of love that you have entered. God has made it your duty for your mutual help and comfort, that you may be as willing and ready to comfort one another as the hand is to help the […]

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Perspective for weary homemakers

May 14, 2012 Good Reading
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When your arms are exhausted from all of your hard work Richard Baxter has some encouragement for you… “Christian, believe this, and think on it: thou shalt be eternally embraced in the arms of that love which was from everlasting, and, will extend to everlasting; of that love which brought the Son of God’s love […]

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Baxter on the mercy of a godly wife

April 3, 2012 Sanctifying Relationships
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Richard Baxter, speaking of his wife: “It is a mercy to have a faithful friend, that loveth you entirely, and is as true to you as yourself, to whom you may open your mind and communicate your affairs, and who would be ready to strengthen you, and divide the cares of your affairs and family […]

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