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Baxter on Redeeming the Time 3 - by Michael Phillips
Baxter on Redeeming the Time - Part 3 of 8
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Ephesians 5:15-16
Jan 01, 1988 pm - Tonight, with God's grace, we'll carry on in our study of Richard Baxter on Redeeming the Time. Last week, I heard a sermon that used many terms and named many names without explaining any of them. I won't be guilty of that tonight! Richard Baxter was an English Puritan pastor and author; he lived from 1619 to 1691. When it comes to practical living for Christ, nobody outside of the Bible wrote more or better than he did. Redeeming the time means to put it to good use. Not in sin or idle pursuits, but in serving God from the heart. The Perfect Example for us is Jesus Christ, Who "Always did those things which pleased the Father". You and I are not going to do that. Even if your heart flames for God and you focus all your attention on serving Him, you'll waste plenty of time. This is not about perfection; it's about improvement. It's about "Growing in the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ". Do you want to do that? When it comes to time, do you want to devote it more fully to God's glory? If you do, Richard Baxter can help you. The Puritans were called many things, but nobody ever called them "lazy". They redeemed their time; now it's your turn to redeem yours. REMEMBER THAT, IN ... More >>>

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