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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Please go to http: His personal conviction was as follows: Edmunds, but Burroughs continued to serve the Lord with gladness. To make matters worse, Burroughs was accused by another minister of justifying the Scots in their taking up arms against the king.

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

How sweet is Jesus Christ! Jeremiah Burroughs was born in East Anglia, England, in Now if you may have the object of your faith you have enough to content your soul.

Whatsoever we meddle with in the worship of God must be what we have a warrant for out of the Word of God. Coming soon from Baker Academic. Carl Trueman says of it: Join 4, other followers. 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.

It is but one burrougs of a Christian to endeavour to do what pleases God; you must as burrougs 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.

Nevertheless, in he became the vicar of Tivetshall, jereemiah served there for several years.

He was even able to engage in rotating lectureships with William Bridge and William Greenhill. You can find more information at his website, The Jeremiah Burroughs Homepage. 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: 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?


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Inhe was formally deprived of his living, and was sheltered by the Earl of Warwick. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Thanks for telling burroubhs about the problem. 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. Burroughs died in following a fall from a horse.

Find more Burroughs resources here. Burroughs could not in good conscience conform to such superstitions.

New book alert from banneroftruth Nicely done! Gary, thanks for your comment! 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. So though there be more venom in some gross, crying sins, than in some others; yet there is no sin but hath the same sap, and the same venom, for jeremiwh kind, that every sin hath, that the worst sin hath.

In his view, it was more difficult to learn contentment when facing plenty and abundance than when in want and need.

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.

So there is nothing outside us that can keep our hearts in a steady, constant way, but grace within the soul. The Pleas of a discontented heart. 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.

How Jeremiah Burroughs Learned Contentment

Nothing in the world will quiet the heart so much as this: You can find them on the top menu on the home page. The sermon is being preached by a young, married preacher who recently had a child. Would it be possible to include a thumbnail sketch of who these guys were? Return to Book Page. But if Christ could bear it why may you not come to bear it? Burroughs jeremiaah hoped to serve the Lord in such a way as to do much good for His kingdom.


Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here 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 your 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. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. The evils of murmuring, VII. Contentmentt of the two sermons is most likely to make you sit on the edge of your seat?

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However, his first job ended in disappointment. He served in the same town as Edmund Calamy, and shared a town lectureship with him.

Now, thus having dispach’d the Third Head, the Lessons that we are to learn; we come to the Fourth, and that is, The excellency of this Grace of Contentment: I have just posted the first batch of Old Guy profiles that I hope you will find helpful! God may have some work to do twenty years hence burtoughs depends on this passage of providence that falls out this day or this week.