Month: March 2009

A dissatisfied contentment

Jeremiah Burroughs, a 17th century Puritan pastor, spoke of contentment as a rare jewel.  It’s something experienced by some but not all.  A paradox he also noted is that for Christians true contentment will always leave us dissatisfied.  He unfolded one side of this mystery but left the other side undeveloped.  Both are important and …

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Marriage Matters

I preached a sermon on 1 Corinthians 7 today, calling it “Marriage Matters.” The double entendre was intended. Paul addressed matters of marriage that Christians need to embrace; and the text reminds us that marriage is wonderfully important. The chapter also illuminates the weak status of marriages both in and outside the church throughout human …

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