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Charles Buck Theological Dictionary

Discontent

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Uneasiness at our present state. Man never appears in a worse light than when he gives way to this disposition. It is at once the strongest proof of his pride, ignorance, unbelief, and rebellion against God. Let such remember, that discontent is a reflection on God's government; that it cannot alter the state of things, or make them better; that it is the source of the greatest misery; that it is an absolute violation of God's law, Hebrews 13:1-25 and that God has often punished it with the most signal judgments, Numbers 11:1-35; Psalms 107:1-43 :

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Buck, Charles. Entry for 'Discontent'. Charles Buck Theological Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/cbd/d/discontent.html. 1802.

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