Series: Excellency of Contentment
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Excellency of Contentment 1 - by Michael Phillips
Excellency of Contentment - Part 1 of 8
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1 Timothy 6:6
Mar 10, 2004 pm - Jeremiah Burroughs was a Puritan pastor who lived from 1599 to 1646. This was not a happy and peaceful time in England, and many Puritans suffered greatly under the hateful and persecuting Archbishop, William Laud. For many believers, it was a time for action; extreme measures were called for, and ... More >>>


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Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment 2 - by Michael Phillips
Excellency of Contentment - Part 2 of 8
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Romans 5:3
Mar 17, 2004 pm - Last week we began to study a chapter in the Puritan classic, The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment. The author of this book is Jeremiah Burroughs, a man well-trained in disappointment and contentment. The whole book-it seems to me-is too long for our mid-week study, but it's not too long to ... More >>>


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Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment 3 - by Michael Phillips
Excellency of Contentment - Part 3 of 8
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James 5:11
Mar 24, 2004 pm - A couple of weeks ago, we began to study The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment. It's a book published in 1648 by the Puritan minister, Jeremiah Burroughs. He chose the title carefully: Christian contentment is a jewel because it is precious and beautiful; it's rare because there's not much of it ... More >>>


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Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment 4 - by Michael Phillips
Excellency of Contentment - Part 4 of 8
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Hebrews 13:5
Mar 31, 2004 pm - The Seventeenth Century was the noisiest hundred years in the history of England. The people who have always prided themselves on moderation and muddle, were-at the time--immoderate and ferociously clear-cut in what they wanted. The nation was divided into three parties: the Cavaliers who backed ... More >>>


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Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment 5 - by Michael Phillips
Excellency of Contentment - Part 5 of 8
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Genesis 33:9
Apr 14, 2004 pm - The verse that begins my talk this evening is a curious one. The speaker is Esau, whom God calls a fornicator and profane person. A few chapters before, we find the man despising his birthright and plotting the death of his brother. If Esau had had his way, not only would Jacob be murdered but the ... More >>>


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Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment 6 - by Michael Phillips
Excellency of Contentment - Part 6 of 8
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1 Timothy 6:6
Apr 21, 2004 pm - A couple of months ago, we began to study a Puritan book named The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment. Its author is Jeremiah Burroughs who chose his words carefully. Contentment is a rare jewel! Both precious and hard-to-come-by. How many Christians do you know? How many of them are content with ... More >>>


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Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment 7 - by Michael Phillips
Excellency of Contentment - Part 7 of 8
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Psalm 19:11
Apr 28, 2004 pm - About three hundred and fifty years ago, an English pastor preached a long series of sermons to his church. His title explains what the sermons were about: The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment. The minister was Jeremiah Burroughs, and his sermons remain as insightful--and useful-today as when he ... More >>>


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Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment 8 - by Michael Phillips
Excellency of Contentment - Part 8 of 8
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Isaiah 53:11
May 05, 2004 pm - For the last couple of months, we have studied The Excellence of Contentment, a chapter in the Puritan book, The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment, by Jeremiah Burroughs. Contentment is a very fine quality to have. It worships the Lord, sanctifies you, and provides a blessing to those around you. ... More >>>


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