My Favorite Quotes

My Favorite Quotes

"Instead of criticizing people who are fall short of our expectations, however, we ought to put on our boots, overalls, all helmets, and get busy on the work site." Joel R. Beeke

Saturday, May 4, 2013

Contentment, Prosperity, and God's Glory By: Jeremiah Burroughs

Contentment, Prosperity, and God's Glory 
By: Jeremiah Burroughs
Edited by: Phillip L. Simpson

1.      Introduction
2.      What Learning to Be Full Means
3.      The Difficulty of Learning to be Full
4.      The Necessity of Learning to Be Full
5.      The Excellency of Learning to Be Full
6.      The Mystery of Learning to Be Full
7.      Lessons for Learning to Be Full
8.      Increasing the Guilt of Sins of Abundance
9.      Applications for Improving Prosperous Conditions
10.  Concluding Words on Contentment

This is a very short book that is just 119 pages, but I have sticky notes on almost every page. I can’t write every word from those notes here for this review because if I did, then you would not need to read this book.

Have you noticed that almost every chapter title in this book contains the word “learning”? I saw a great deal of Chapter 4 played out when the company that I work at passed three promotions to others. Here is the lesson: “God gives things to His own people, He cares about them after He has given it. ‘I will give it to them,’ He says, ‘but I am concerned that this might turn out to their hurt’” (p. 60).

I will leave you with this quote, and I pray that you will read this book and LEARN TO BE FULL: “You say of some rich men that they have certain possessions; the truth is that their possessions have them rather than they have their possessions. Their possessions rule over them” (p. 21).

I received this book for free from Reformation Heritage Books via Cross Focused Reviews for this review. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255: "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising."

1 comment:

Shaun Tabatt said...


Thanks for contributing to the blog tour.

Shaun Tabatt
Cross Focused Reviews