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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That is the fullness of all this fullness! Burroughs and other Puritan ministers felt this violated their convictions of the sanctity of the Sabbath.

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This is an answer to prayer. However, the primary reason that Jeremiah Burroughs was able to reach a contented state during these difficult years was because God Himself was his cherished possession, which he treasured above all else. Several lessons that Christ teacheth, to work the heart to contentment, IV. A brand new, beautiful edition of John Bunyan’s “Pilgrim’s Progress” burroughss from banneroftruth, so you know it’s good link in bio.

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To make matters worse, Burroughs was accused by another minister of justifying the Scots in their taking up arms against the king. God would have the full stream run to Him now. Burroughs pointed out that, Since God is contented with Himself alone, if you have Him, you may be contented with Him alone, and it contentmentt be, that is the reason why your outward comforts are taken from you, that God may be all in all to you.


Find more Burroughs resources here. Printed contentemnt Peter Cole Inhe was formally deprived of his living, and was sheltered by the Earl of Warwick. In latehe sailed for Rotterdam, Holland, responding to contentmeng call from William Bridge to assist him as teacher there. One reason for this is his view of contentment. Phil is currently writing a biography on Burroughs which hopes to be published within the year.

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He served in the same town as Edmund Calamy, and shared a town lectureship with him. Post was not sent – check your email addresses! Which of the two sermons is most likely to make cintentment sit on the edge of your seat? All Quotes Add A Quote. However, his first job ended in disappointment. It is but one side of a Christian to endeavour to do what pleases God; you must as well endeavour to be pleased with what God does, and so you will come to be a complete Christian when you can do both, and that is the first thing in the excellence of this grace of contentment.

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After completing his MA at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, inhe was forced to leave the University because he refused to conform to unbiblical rituals, ceremonies, and superstitions which the Church of England had begun to enforce at that time.


God is his all in all.

You will likely listen and benefit from the sermon. For example, I have never heard of Jerimiah Burroughs; who was he? The Exceeding Sinfulness of Sin. Burroughs died in following a fall from a horse. Email Subscription Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of dontentment posts by email. The Christian, he taught, must never allow earthly goods to possess his heart, but rather must allow such things to convey to him the goodness of Christ: The Pleas of a discontented heart.

So when God has ordered a thing for the present to be thus and thus, how do you know how many things depend upon this thing?

Carl Trueman says of it: The and brown and beige editions of Calvin’s Commentaries from Baker Book House are some of the nicest out there, fit for Calvin’s expository faithfulness that has stood the test of time. We know that one drop of sourness, or one drop of gall will make bitter a great deal of it; but if you put a spoonful of gall into a cup of sugar, it will embitter that. In his view, it was more difficult to learn contentment when facing plenty and abundance than when in want and need.