Tag Archives: Jeremiah Burroughs

More Dividing Distempers

This article is a continuation of reflections on Jeremiah Burroughs’ book “Causes, Evil, and Cures of Heart and Church Divisions.   As we come to the end of Burroughs’ list of “Dividing Distempers” that plague the Christian and the Church … Continue reading

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Rigid Spirits

Those who are unmoving, fixed in their ways, and Rigid in their spirit will have a very difficult time fitting in to any fellowship of believers, let alone following after Jesus.  Continue reading

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Passion of the Flesh

“Our hearts have been broken from one another in our unhappy divisions; O that they could break toward one another, in love and tenderness!” Continue reading

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Rotten Envy

Envy is the art of counting the other fellow’s blessings instead of your own – Coffin Continue reading

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The Sin of Self Love

The problem of the human condition is not that we love ourselves too little, but that we love ourselves too much.  This self-love is the root and cause of nearly every public strife.  Continue reading

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The Perilous, Pernicious and Pervasive Problem of Pride!

As we allow the Spirit to show us how deeply pride has set into our lives, we know that God’s work is not merely to crush us under the burden of sin.  “The Lord humbles us, that he may reconcile us, not only to himself, but to one another.” Continue reading

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