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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Jeremjah had hoped to serve the Lord in such a way as to do much good for His kingdom. Laud then appointed bishop Matthew Wren to visit the churches in Norfolk and report any nonconformists to him. You are commenting using your WordPress. One reason for this is his view of contentment.

How Jeremiah Burroughs Learned Contentment | Tim Brister

So there is nothing outside us that can keep our hearts in a steady, constant way, but grace within the soul. Books by Jeremiah Burroughs. He recognized that God was in his circumstances, and His intentions are always good: Home About Quotes A.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here So you think that Christ could not bear it?

Be the first to learn about new releases! Email Subscription Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Notify me of new comments via email. Burroughs pointed out that, Since God is contented with Himself alone, if you have Him, you may be contented with Him alone, and it may be, that is the reason why jeremuah outward comforts are taken from you, that God may be all in all to you.


The object of his faith is high enough to satisfy his soul, were it capable of a thousand times more than it is. What contentment is, II. Subscribe via Email Today! Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: The rare jewel of Christian contentment wherein is shewed, I. Edmunds, but Burroughs continued to serve the Lord with gladness.

Although he experienced other trials not being married until aboutremaining childless, and especially receiving vitriolic attacks by enemies who jermeiah to undermine his ministry through slanderous treatises written against himhis character remained so exemplary that nearly all cojtentment Puritan ministers remarked about his peaceable and godly spirit. To make matters worse, Burroughs was accused by another minister of justifying the Scots in their taking up arms against the king.

How sweet is Jesus Jrremiah The sermon is being preached by a young, married preacher who recently had a child. He served in the same town as Edmund Calamy, and shared a town lectureship with him.

Please go to http: That is the fullness of all this fullness! I have just posted the first batch contentemnt Old Guy profiles that I hope you will find helpful! 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.

You will say, Can I have the strength of Christ? The congentment of murmuring, VII. See all the deals at the link in bio. And there is a great deal of excellencie in Contentment; that’s a kind of Lesson too for us to learn. This is an answer to prayer.

Thomas Watson commenting on Westminster Shorter Catechism question Inhe was formally deprived of his living, and was sheltered by the Earl of Warwick. Coming soon from Baker Academic. All Quotes Add A Quote. He was also given the honor of serving in the Westminster 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.


How Jeremiah Burroughs Learned Contentment

He was even able to engage in rotating lectureships with William Bridge and William Greenhill. But imagine that same sermon being given by a man whose wife and only daughter were killed two years ago in an automobile accident, and whose only son has just been diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor.

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Now if you jeremih have the object of your faith you have enough to content your soul.

We know that one drop of sourness, or one drop of gall will make bitter a great deal of it; but if fontentment put a spoonful of gall into a cup of sugar, it will embitter that.

Other Burroughs Quotes Share this: Post was jfremiah sent – contentmsnt your email addresses! Pre-order link to Amazon in bio. Sometimes difficult circumstances are a vital means used by God to direct our attention and love toward Him.

This is the case with Jeremiah Burroughs, whose teaching on contentment is given weight by a series of trials experienced during his lifetime.

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