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In twenty-first century America, at a time when the family structure is crumbling, divorce rates are at an all-time high, and respect for parents is diminishing, The Godly Home serves as a balm for those seeking God's plan for the family. With an introduction by J. I. Packer, this book includes topics for those passionate about families or those teaching on the characteristics of a godly family. Richard Baxter covers topics such as marriage, children, and family worship methodically and comprehensively through ...

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The Godly Home (Introduction by J. I. Packer)

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Overview

In twenty-first century America, at a time when the family structure is crumbling, divorce rates are at an all-time high, and respect for parents is diminishing, The Godly Home serves as a balm for those seeking God's plan for the family. With an introduction by J. I. Packer, this book includes topics for those passionate about families or those teaching on the characteristics of a godly family. Richard Baxter covers topics such as marriage, children, and family worship methodically and comprehensively through both hypothetical and real-life questions and concerns that arise in family dynamics. He uses arguments, objections, and frequent Scripture to help husbands, wives, and children to live godly lives.

More than three centuries ago, Puritan church leader Baxter compiled a 1,143-page tome entitled Christian Directory, which included a section on family life. The Godly Home is the only stand-alone version of that section of Christian Directory. Editor Randall Pederson has updated the language and syntax to make this seventeenth-century collection of words one that will continue on for generations to come.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781433520419
  • Publisher: Crossway
  • Publication date: 1/8/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 224
  • File size: 676 KB

Meet the Author

RICHARD BAXTER (1615-1691) was a leading English Puritan
churchman, theologian, and writer. He authored nearly 170 works,
including the 1,143-page Christian Directory, Methodus
Theologiae Christianae
, and Catholic Theology.


RANDALL J. PEDERSON (PhD, Westminster Theological
Seminary) is editor of Day by Day with the English Puritans
and co-author of Meet the Puritans: With a Guide to Modern
Reprints
.



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