Quotemeal: Aug. 19th, 2018

Sunday, August 19, 2018

ToGather: Our Father's Grace Becomes Our Mission

Few truths are more important to us than Jesus' promise to intercede for us.

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"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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Quotemeal is a daily dose of Christian quotes to inspire and encourage.