We’ve talked a lot these past few weeks about the centrality of the gospel in discipling, teaching and preaching.
I was only 11 at the time, but it was the most intense pain I’d ever experienced. It still is. Thinking back, even the memory makes me wince.
“Men are so absorbed in the affairs of the world that God, the Supreme Reality, seems unreal to them. When that which is least real is everything, that which is most real appears to be nothing.
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.