The Practical Works Of Richard Baxter (volume 3); With A Life Of The Author And A Critical…

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byRichard Baxter

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1830. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... abateth, and you grow more indifferent what you hear. 2. Next you will feel some little inclination to it. 3. Next you will a little venture upon an imitation. 4. And lastly, you will come to a full consent, and so to ruin. If you feel but a remitting of your dislike and hatred, or any filth or tincture left on your thoughts and fantasy, go presently and shake them off; bewail it to God in true repentance, and wash your souls in the blood of Christ, and cast up the poison by holy resolutions, and sweat out the remnant by the fervent exercises of love and holiness. PART IV. Directions for Governing the Taste and Appetite. Tit. 1. Directions against Gluttony. Th E most that is necessary to be said to acquaint you with the nature and evil of this sin, is said before in Chap. iv. Part 7. against Flesh-pleasing. But something more particularly must be said, 1. To shew you what is and what is not the sin of gluttony. 2. To shew you the causes of it. 3. The odiousness of it. And 4. To acquaint you with the more particular helps and means against it. I. Gluttony is a voluntary excess in eating, for the pleasing of the appetite or some other carnal endc. Here note, 1. The matter. 2. The end or effect of this excess. (1.) It is sometimes an excess in quantity, when more is eaten than is meet. (2.) Or else it may be an excess in the delicious quality, when more regard is had of the delight and sweetness than is meet. (3.) Or it may be an excess in the frequency and ordinary unseasonableness of eating: when men eat too oft and sit at it too long. (4.) It may be an excess in the costliness or price : when men feed themselves at too high rates. (5.) Or it may be an excess of curiosity in the dressing, and saucing, and ordering of all. 2. And it is usually for some carnal end....

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1830. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... abateth, and you grow more indifferent what you hear. 2. Next you will feel some little inclination to it. 3. Next you will a little ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:230 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.48 inPublished:January 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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