I am not saying this because I am in need, for I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances.
I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want.
I can do all this through him who gives me strength.
Summary: An old Chinese Proverb says this…. If you want happiness for an hour, take a nap; if you want happiness for a day—go fishing, if you want happiness for a year, go inherit a fortune; but if you want happiness for a lifetime-go help someone.
Summary: Although facing great adversity, Paul had learned to be content. The Lord had been faithful to provide the strength he needed to endure whatever trials or difficulties he faced. We too can learn contentment and receive strength for our trials.
Summary: This is a New Year message focused on our decision to move beyond our past to press towards the goal within our future. It asks the reader to consider the impact of past failures on our present and future plans.
Summary: Paul lost all worldly acclaim & possessions, he was beaten and imprisoned. He had a joy that trouble or trials could not shake. How? He says, "I have learned to be content!" That was his secret: content & thankful!
Summary: In this sermon out line we put some of the promises of God toward His people. He wants us to overcome in every area of our lives. To do this we must confess, believe and live in the Living Word of God. We are what God says we are. We are His sons and daughters.
Summary: Philippians 4:13 does not say that we can literally do anything. What it does say, though, is that a super-powered God will willingly and repeatedly share His strength with us when things get difficult.