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The Rare Jewel | Contentment Described: Part 2

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Parenthetical page numbers are taken from the Puritan Paperback edition of this work, published by the Banner of Truth Trust. Last time we looked at the beginning of the first chapter of Jeremiah Burroughs' The Rare Jewel of Christ Contentment. There we expounded the first part of the definition of contentment which Burroughs uses throughout the entire book. Christian con...

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The Rare Jewel | Contentment Described: Part 1

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Parenthetical page numbers are taken from the Puritan Paperback edition of this work, published by the Banner of Truth Trust. We began this study with an introduction to the work, The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment, and a brief biography of its author, Jeremiah Burroughs. Throughout this classic Puritan book Burroughs seeks to show his readers the joy of Christian co...

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The Rare Jewel: Introduction | New Series by Pastor Michael

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"I have learned in whatever situation I am to be content." These familiar words from Paul's letter to the Philippians contain within them both the promise of the Gospel and the call for sanctified Christian living in accordance with God's Holy Word. To put it into terms of the Reformed theologians, Philippians 4:11 reveals both gospel and law, held together in perfect harm...

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Demolition Continues at 486 Wando Park Blvd.

Dearest Christ Church, Last week, the renovation project at our new worship space at 486 Wando Park Blvd began in earnest as workers began to rip out old floors and prepare the building for the necessary remodeling that must take place before we can worship our Lord there. That demolition process started back up after the holiday weekend, and more progress will be made ev...

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