We’ve been delving into Jeremiah Burroughs’ The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment. Here’s his fifth and final reason why discontent is foolish:
We’ve been delving into Jeremiah Burroughs’ The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment. He has some provocative things to say about why discontent is foolish for the Christian believer, and even sinful. Here are his third and fourth reasons:
Last week – courtesy of Jeremiah Burroughs’ The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment – we saw the first reason why discontent is foolish for the Christian believer, and even sinful. Here’s the second:
Jeremiah Burrough’s The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment is a rare jewel in itself. It was published originally in 1651, but is well worth your time, particularly if you find yourself struggling with discontent.
Or paint well? Or compose well? I recently discovered one possible reason, as expressed by one of the exceptions to the rule: C. S. Lewis.
Perhaps the best Tim Keller sermon I’ve ever heard is one called “The Girl Nobody Wanted”.
This book is my secret journal.
“News may come that truth is sick, but never that it is dead.
“Consider the infinite condescension and love of Christ, in his invitation to you to come to him for life, deliverance, mercy, grace, peace, and eternal salvation.
“They are not our best friends, that stir the pride of our hearts by the flattery of their lips.