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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Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Contentment did not come to Burroughs by his simply suppressing his complaints, but rather by embracing the work of God in the very circumstance about which he might have otherwise been tempted to complain. You will likely listen and benefit from the sermon. It may be that while you had these things they shared with God in your affection, a great part of the stream of your affection ran that way: This is an answer to prayer.
God would have the full stream run to Him now. Notify me of new comments via email. Home About Quotes A. If Burroughs was to reach any level of effectiveness for the service of Christ in Rotterdam, he could not do so with a grumbling, complaining spirit.
God may have some work to do twenty burrlughs hence that depends on this passage of providence that falls out this day or this week. Though you cannot tell how to bear it with your own strength, yet how can you tell what you will do with the strength of Jesus Christ?
How Jeremiah Burroughs Learned Contentment
jeermiah Many of us would have thrown in the towel at Bury St. So there is nothing outside us that can keep our hearts in a steady, constant way, but grace within the soul. Return to Book Page. As a lecturer, he was free from the restrictions placed on the vicars of the church.
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Laud then appointed bishop Matthew Wren to visit the churches in Norfolk and report any nonconformists to him. 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.
He was also given the honor of serving in contentmenr 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.
He served in the same town as Edmund Calamy, and shared a town lectureship with him. Jesus Christ would be peace to the soul when the enemy comes into the city, and into your houses. God is his all cotentment all. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
But if Christ could bear it why may you not come to bear it? The Exceeding Sinfulness of Sin. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Nevertheless, in he became the vicar of Tivetshall, and served there for several years. He was even able to engage in rotating lectureships with William Bridge and William Greenhill.
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Please go to http: Now if you may have the object of your faith you have enough to content your soul. Thomas Ubrroughs commenting on Westminster Shorter Catechism question However, his first job ended in disappointment. I know I am where God would have me.