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What is Your Heart Glued To?

Jeremiah Burroughs: Something which is glued to another can only be taken off by tearing. So, it is a sign your heart is glued to the world that when God would take you away from something in the world, your … Continue reading

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The Two Sides of Worship

Never fall into the trap of thinking that worship is only what we do to please God. There are two sides to the coin of worship and what we do to please God is only one of them. Worship is … Continue reading

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Using Evil for Good

I read this this morning in my devotions. It blessed me so I thought it would bless you. Jeremiah Burroughs: It is the way of God to work by contraries, to turn the greatest evil into the greatest good.  To … Continue reading

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Earth’s Joys Are Heaven’s Appetizers

Christians should be people who enjoy the pleasures in the deepest and most profound ways. Jeremiah Burroughs gives us one reason why: Every little (gift that a Christian has) is but a an earnest penny for all the glory that … Continue reading

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Why Christians Are Not Content

I am slowly making my way through the marvelous book The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment by the old Puritan, Jeremiah Burroughs. It’s been a wonderful experience. Time and time again I find my soul blessed in profound ways. Today, … Continue reading

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Why Are You Content?

Being content can be a deceiving thing. Rather than ask, “Am I content,” what would happen if why asked, “Why am I content? What is the reason for my contentedness?” A good question for all of us to ask, “Am … Continue reading

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