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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Further, he was a patriot who loved England. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

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

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.

His future seemed bright.

Jeremiah Burroughs – What Is Contentment? | The Old Guys

Sometimes difficult circumstances are a vital means used by God to direct our attention and love toward Him. Notify me of new comments via email. Fill conyentment your details below or click an icon to log in: Jesus Christ would be peace to the soul when the enemy comes into the city, and into your houses.

They can see no such thing; perhaps they think God loves them when he prospers them and makes them rich, but they think God loves them not when he afflicts them. I am greatly challanged by the quotes you post, but I would like to know more about the authors. The object of his faith is high enough to satisfy his soul, were it capable of a thousand times more than it is.


Now it is otherwise in heaven: Contentment did not come to Burroughs by his simply suppressing jeremiau complaints, but rather by embracing the work of God in the very circumstance about which he might have otherwise been tempted to complain. You can find them on the top menu on the home page. Coming soon from Baker Academic.

Pre-order link to Amazon in bio. Jjeremiah is currently writing a biography on Burroughs which hopes to be published within the year. Now if you may have the object of your faith you have enough to content your soul. In latehe sailed for Rotterdam, Holland, responding to a call from William Bridge to assist him as teacher there.

The rare jewel of Christian contentment wherein is shewed, I. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

How Jeremiah Burroughs Learned Contentment | Tim Brister

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Please go to http: You are commenting using your WordPress. 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. Although he experienced other trials not being 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.

This waiver does not extend to any page images or other supplementary files associated with this work, which may be protected burrooughs copyright or other license restrictions. Though it is the least business, be sure of your call to it; then, whatever you meet with, you may quiet your heart with this: So when God has ordered cpntentment thing for the present to be thus and thus, how do you know how many things depend upon this thing?


He served in the same town as Edmund Calamy, and shared a town lectureship with him.

Did you know that you can contentmen The Old Guys’ quotes delivered to your inbox? The holy art or mystery of it, III. Edmunds, but Burroughs continued to serve the Lord with gladness.

I just asked the Lord in prayer a day or so ago, exactly what does it mean to be content. Burroughs could not in good conscience conform to such superstitions. See all the deals at the link in bio. Laud then appointed bishop Matthew Wren to visit the churches in Norfolk and report any nonconformists to him. Printed for Peter Cole You will likely listen and benefit from the sermon. Burroughs had hoped to serve the Lord in such a way as to do much good for His kingdom.

How Jeremiah Burroughs Learned Contentment

What contentment is, II. He recognized that God was in his circumstances, and His intentions are always good: That is the fullness of all this fullness!

Books by Jeremiah Burroughs. A brand new, beautiful edition of John Bunyan’s “Pilgrim’s Progress” out from banneroftruth, so you know it’s good link in bio. To make matters worse, Burroughs was accused by another minister of justifying the Scots in their taking up arms against the king.