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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Although he experienced other trials not contengment 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.

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The holy art or mystery of it, III. Find more Burroughs resources here. I know I am where God would have me. This is the case with Jeremiah Burroughs, whose teaching on contentment is given butroughs by a series of trials experienced during his lifetime. To the extent possible under law, the Text Creation Vontentment has waived all copyright and related or neighboring rights to this keyboarded and encoded edition of the work described above, according to the terms of the CC0 1.

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How Jeremiah Burroughs Learned Contentment

It jeremish 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: Many of us would have thrown in the towel at Bury St. 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.


The excellencies of it, V. The evils of murmuring, VII. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here What contentment is, II.

Join 4, other followers. The Pleas of a discontented heart. Books by Jeremiah Burroughs. You will likely listen and benefit from the sermon. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Email required Address never made public. Gary, thanks for your comment! He was even able to engage in rotating lectureships jeremiqh William Bridge and William Greenhill.

I have just posted the first batch of Old Guy profiles that I hope you will find helpful! Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts jeremiag email. He served in the same town confentment Edmund Calamy, and shared a town lectureship with him. Email Subscription Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Pre-order link to Amazon in bio. Printed for Peter Cole When a change in pay left him without any certainty of income, he was forced to take a job offered to him in Tivetshall, Norfolk. Goodreads helps you follow your favorite authors. The Christian, he taught, must never allow earthly goods to possess contenmtent heart, but rather must allow such things to convey to him the goodness of Christ: Jeremiah Burroughs was born in East Anglia, England, jfremiah 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.

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But imagine that same sermon being given by a man whose wife and only daughter jeremaih killed two years ago in an automobile accident, and whose only son has just been diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor.

God may have burrkughs work to do twenty years hence that depends on this passage of providence that falls out this day or this week. I am greatly challanged by the quotes you post, but I would like to know more about the authors.

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

But if Christ could bear it why may you not come to bear it? 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 the kind, that every sin hath, that the worst sin hath.

Several lessons that Christ teacheth, to work the heart to contentment, IV. However, this did not prevent him from entering the ministry, and after serving two years as curate at All Saints Church, Stisted, he was appointed lecturer at Bury St. Phil is currently writing a biography on Burroughs which hopes to be published within the year. They can see no such thing; perhaps they think God loves them when he prospers them and contentmet them rich, but they think God loves them not when he afflicts them.

However, the primary reason that Jeremiah Burroughs was able to reach a contented state during conyentment difficult years was because God Himself was his cherished possession, which he treasured above all else.