Simeon Ashe on true piety and contentment

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True piety doth put a Christian into such a condition: Hereby we both possess God, and are taught how to improve him who is the only satisfying, everlasting portion of his people. Herein Christ (though poor in this world) greatly rejoiced. The Lord is the portion of my inheritance, the lines are fallen unto me in pleasant places; yea, I have a goodly heritage: upon this account also Jacob said, I have enough; or, (as it is in the Original) I have all.

God the Father, and Christ his Son had sweet satisfaction in each other when there was no other being; therefore such who possess and improve God through Christ, cannot possibly be dissatisfied. The Almighty is the God of all grace, of all comfort, and of salvation; in which respects, neither deficiencies or disappointments, losses or crosses can cause disquieting discontents in that bosom where faith is commander in chief. ...

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