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What contentment is, II. Several lessons that Christ teacheth, to work the heart to contentment, IV.

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How Jeremiah Burroughs Learned Contentment

His future seemed bright. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Would that the same could be said of many of us! Be the first to learn about new releases! That is the fullness of all this fullness! Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Other Burroughs Quotes Share this: Burroughs died in following a fall from a horse.

The rare jewel of Christian contentment wherein is shewed, I. Subscribe via Email Today! Add to bookbag Search this text: Yes, it is made over to you by faith: Sometimes difficult circumstances are a vital means used by God to direct our attention and love toward Him.

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Nevertheless, in he became the vicar of Tivetshall, and served there for several years. He recognized that God was in his circumstances, and His intentions are always good: Contentment, Prosperity, and God’s Glory 58 ratings.

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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. Phil is currently writing a biography on Burroughs which hopes to be published within the year.

Jeremiah Burroughs was born in East Anglia, England, in So there is contentmentt outside us that can keep our hearts in a steady, constant way, but grace within the soul.

Inhe was formally deprived of his living, and was sheltered by the Earl of Contentmrnt. Burroughs could not in good conscience conform to such superstitions. However, his first job ended in disappointment.

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Notify me of new comments via email. Coming soon from Baker Academic. In his view, it was more difficult to learn contentment when facing plenty and abundance than when in want and need. Now, thus having dispach’d the Cnotentment Head, the Lessons that we are to learn; we come to the Fourth, and that is, The excellency of this Grace of Contentment: Which of the two sermons is most likely to make you sit on the edge of your seat?


Burroughs had hoped to serve the Lord in such a way as to do much good for His kingdom. 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? 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.

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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.