"...My brethren, the reason why you have not contentment in the things of the world, it is not because you have not enough of them, that's not the reason, but the reason is, because they are not things proportionable to that immortal soul of yours that is capable of God Himself..."
Jeremiah Burroughs. "The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment." London: Printed by W. Bentley for L. Sadler and R. Beaumont, 1651.- Reproduction of the original in the Union Theological Seminary (New York, N.Y.) Library. p.49.
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