The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment

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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....

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Title:The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment
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  • Leslie

    In typical puritan style, not for the faint of heart. When you get to the point that you are done with pop-christianity and McChristian books, look no farther than this book for weighty, spiritual dep...

  • Steve Hemmeke

    This series of sermons by the Puritan Burroughs is a rare jewel of solid counsel and instruction for those battling discontent in their souls.Discontent is all around us. We vent it in coffee shops to...

  • Becky Pliego

    2019: So good. 2018: Challenging and comforting. So much yet to be learned. 2016: So much wisdom here. I pray I will be a good student and learn my lessons well....

  • Natalie Weber

    One of my friends encouraged me to read this book in preparation for a talk I was asked to give on the topic of contentment. She even let me borrow her copy so that I could read it! Mr. Burroughs firs...

  • Matthew

    Quite simply one of the best books I have ever read! Every Christian in America needs to read this book. We complain and complain, or as Burroughs says, "Murmur, Murmur, Murmur..." No matter our circu...

  • Hannah Brown

    I feel as if I have only scratched the surface of this book. I will be re-reading it for many, many years to come....

  • Abby Jones

    The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment (A short review)By Jeremiah BurroughsI started reading this book, providentially, at the same time I faced chronic health issues that sapped my energy and force...

  • Randall Hartman

    This exposition of Philippians 4:11 by Puritan Jeremiah Burroughs defines Christian contentment as "that sweet, inward quiet gracious frame of spirit, which freely submits to and delights in God's wis...

  • Bob O'bannon

    When I read the Puritans, I sometimes wonder why I read anything else. This book is a 228-page treatment of Paul's declaration that he had learned to be content in every circumstance. Burroughs analy...

  • Leah

    I debated between 4 or 5 stars. It's an excellent book, makes you realize how great God is & how small we are in comparison. It's not an easy read & takes time to sort through all of his thoughts. Can...