Be Content with What You Have

Be content with what you have- Heb 13:5..Whatever our condition be, God the umpire of the world hath from everlasting decreed that condition for us, and by his providence ordered all circumstances thereunto. Let a Christian often think with himself, who hath placed me here? Not chance or fortune, as the purblind heathens imagined; no, it is the wise God that hath by his providence fixed me in this orb. The Art of Divine Contentment

He that Frets Will be Ready to do Evil

Discontent is a sin which puts us upon sin. ‘Fret not thyself to do evil’ (Psalm 37:8). He that frets will be ready to do evil: fretting Jonah was a sinning Jonah (Jonah 4:9). The devil blows the coals of passion and discontent, and then warms himself by the fire. Oh, let us not nourish this angry viper in our breast. Let this text produce patience, ‘All things work together for good to them that love God’ (Rom. 8:28). “All Things for Good pg. 61