At the beginning of this year I set, as one of my goals, to read several books in my library by W.S. Plumer. I had purchased them some time ago, but with such a choice of books to read, and a limited number of hours in a day, I had not gotten to these. That was my loss. I frankly did not realize what a treasure I possessed sitting on my shelves! He writes in such practical terms. Currently I have been reading his work, Vital Godliness: A Treatise on Experimental and Practical Piety. He touches on the great aspects on the practical aspects of the Christian’s life of faith and walk with God. His chapter on ‘Contentment’ is full of sage advice and is no less practical today than when it was penned in the 1800’s. Consider these excerpts:

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