A minister may fill his pews, his communion roll, the mouths of the public, but what that minister is on his knees in secret before God Almighty, that he is and no more. John Owen
See what Baxter had to say about why pastors should practice self-care
Read how Richard Baxter did spiritual direction for his entire congregation
Brooks goes on to describe the tactics Satan uses to undermine our conviction that we are a child of God.
Some more Brooks on the tactics Satan uses to derail our duties and how to resist them
Read Thomas Brooks on the tactics Satan uses to entice us to sin and how to resist them
Run, John, run, the Law commands, But gives me neither feet nor hands. 'Tis better news the Gospel brings: It bids me fly and gives me wings. John Bunyan