Burroughs’ ‘Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment’ provides practical, biblical ways to remedy the spiritual disease of a spirit of discontentment. pp. ~Jeremiah Burroughs~ The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment (Edinburgh, Scotland; The Banner of Truth Trust; ) p. Find more. The Rare Jewel Of Christian Contentment [Jeremiah Burroughs] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A classic work on contentment in a.

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He was also given the honor of serving in the Contentent Assembly of Divines, where he worked on the catechism and confession of faith, as well as attempting albeit unsuccessfully to obtain toleration for those convinced of a congregational form of church government.

Is God about to break my heart, and to bring my heart down to Him?

Post was not sent – check your email addresses! Subscribe via Email Today! You will say, Can I have the strength of Christ? The Pleas of a discontented heart. Pre-order link to Amazon in bio.

As a lecturer, he was free from the restrictions placed on the vicars of the church.

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Now if you may have the object of your faith you have enough to content your soul. Burroughs could not in good conscience conform to such superstitions.

A brand new, beautiful edition of John Bunyan’s “Pilgrim’s Progress” out from banneroftruth, so you know it’s good link in bio. All Quotes Add A Quote. The object of his faith is high enough to satisfy his soul, were it capable of a thousand times more than it is. His personal conviction was as follows: He served in the same town as Edmund Calamy, and shared a town lectureship with him.


Does it mean that you do not desire earthly goods, and if so, how is a body to accomplish that in this world of advertising.

Jeremiah Burroughs Quotes (Author of The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment)

Although he experienced other trials not being married until aboutremaining childless, and especially receiving vitriolic attacks by enemies who sought to undermine his ministry through slanderous treatises written against himhis character remained so exemplary that nearly all the Puritan ministers remarked about his peaceable and godly spirit.

The reason is that they are not things proportional to that immortal soul of yours that is capable of God Himself. Add to bookbag Search this text: Which of the two sermons is most likely to make you sit on the edge of your seat?

What contentment is, II.

For example, I have never heard of Jerimiah Burroughs; who was he? Printed for Peter Cole Nothing in the world will quiet the heart so much as this: Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Be the first to learn about new releases! However, his first job ended in neremiah.

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How Jeremiah Burroughs Learned Contentment

The evils of murmuring, VII. Find more Burroughs resources here. He recognized that God was in his circumstances, and His intentions are always good: Jesus Christ would be peace to the soul when the enemy comes into the city, and into your houses. Burroughs had hoped to serve the Lord in such a way as to do jegemiah good for His kingdom.

In his view, it was more difficult to learn contentment when facing plenty and abundance than when in want and need. Whatsoever we meddle with in the worship of God must be what we have a warrant for out of the Word of God. Burroughs and other Puritan ministers felt this violated their convictions of the sanctity of the Sabbath. The sermon is being preached by a young, married preacher who recently had a child.

Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Would it be possible to include a thumbnail sketch of who these guys were? Several lessons that Christ teacheth, to work the heart to contentment, IV.

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