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Published by Printed for Peter Cole in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Contentment.

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Edition Notes

StatementBy Jeremiah Burroughs.
The Physical Object
Pagination(14), 208 p. :
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20854394M

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The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment Burrough’s writings, some published before and others after his death, were numerous, but The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment is one of the most valuable of them all. Its author was much concerned to promote (1) peace among believers of various ‘persuasions’ (2) peace and contentment in the hearts of individual believers during what he Cited by: 3. 1. The nature of this Christian contentment: What it is (chapter 1). 2. The art and mystery of it (chapter 2). 3. What lessons must be learned to bring the heart to contentment (ch. 3). 4. Wherein the glorious excellence of this grace chiefly consists (ch. 4). I offer the following description: Christian contentment is that sweet, inward, quiet,File Size: KB. Christian contentment is that sweet, inward, quiet, gracious frame of spirit, which freely submits to and delights in God's wise and fatherly disposal in every condition. When [the saints] perform actions to God, then the soul says: 'Oh! that I could do what pleases God!' When they come to suffer any cross: 'Oh, that what God does might please me!'. The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment (A short review) By Jeremiah Burroughs I started reading this book, providentially, at the same time I faced chronic health issues that sapped my energy and forced me to be house bound and mostly couch bound/5.

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The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment affords Christians this opportunity. Christian contentment is an art, a great mystery, and a life-long discipline. It is finding sufficiency, not in ourselves, but through satisfaction in Christ alone and the inner working of the Holy Spirit.   Chapter 1 - Christian Contentment Described Chapter 2 - The Mystery of Contentment Chapter 3 - The Mystery of Contentment, Continued. Books similar to The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment. by Jeremiah Burroughs. avg. rating Ratings. We live our lives in a discontented world and it is all too easy for the Christian to share its spirit. This book remedies this spiritual disease in practical biblical ways. Want to Read. Contentment is an essential Christian virtue-so why do we often lack it? In The Secret of Contentment, William Barcley, explores 9 ways to think about making contentment part of your life. He uses key concepts from the classic text on the subject, Jeremiah Burroughs's The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment. Rediscover the peace and joy that contentment brings in our age of 'never enough.'Brand: P & R Publishing.