Quotemeal: Aug. 19th, 2018

Sunday, August 19, 2018

"Contentment is not by addition but by subtraction: seeking to add a thing will not bring contentment. Instead, subtracting from your desires until you are satisfied only with Christ brings contentment."
— Jeremiah Burroughs

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Illustration of Jeremiah Burroughs — "Contentment is not by addition but by subtraction:  seeking to add a thing will not bring contentment.  Instead, subtracting from your desires until you are satisfied only with Christ brings contentment."

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