A Thousand Things

“So in providence:  let but this one passage of providence stop–it is as much as if a thousand stopped.  Let me therefore be quiet and content, for though I am crossed in some one particular thing God attains his end; at least, his end may be furthered in a thousand things by this one thing that I am crossed in.  Therefore let a man consider, this is an act of providence, and how do I know what God is about to do, and how many things depend upon this providence?”  Jeremiah Burroughs, “The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment” (Banner of Truth, Puritan Paperbacks) p. 114

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About Maureen Stohlmeyer

Grateful to have been married to my wonderful husband Michael for nearly 35 years who is now with the Lord, I would like to share from writers from the past who have strengthened our faith and walk with Jesus Christ our Savior and Redeemer. His walk with God was deeply enriched by the writings of authors from the past and I dedicate this blog to him and to them.
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1 Response to A Thousand Things

  1. Judy Anderson says:

    So encouraging and a good reminder. Thanks.

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