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  • Contentment

    Contributed by Alan Perkins on Apr 4, 2001
    based on 45 ratings
     | 3,868 views

    We can cultivate contentment by giving thanks, by realizing that God withholds no good thing from us, and by seeking that which is eternal.

    Joy is a deep, abiding sense of satisfaction and fulfillment that flows from our relationship with Jesus Christ. It is the birthright of every Christian, something purchased for us by Christ, something we all desire and which God desires for us. And yet joy is something which we don’t always ...read more

  • Be Content Series

    Contributed by Chris Hodges on Sep 7, 2003
    based on 44 ratings
     | 2,759 views

    To learn to be content with the Lord.

    The 10 Commandments #10: Be Content Text: Exodus 20:17 Thesis: To learn to be content with the Lord. Introduction: (1) Have you ever said, “If I had (fill in the blank), then I would be happy?” (2) “As the sixth, seventh, and eighth commandments forbid us to injure our neighbor in ...read more

  • Contentment

    Contributed by Jeff Simms on Jun 28, 2005
    based on 109 ratings
     | 5,188 views

    To see how we can be content no matter what the circumstances

    SBC Philippi 5/15/05 pm Rev. Jeff Simms Contentment Phil 4:10-13 Primary Purpose: To discuss the secret of being content no matter the circumstances. There is a story about millionaire William Randolph Hearst who invested a fortune in collecting art treasures from around the world. ...read more

  • Are You Content? Series

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Nov 14, 2001
    based on 251 ratings
     | 50,225 views

    When the Apostle Paul says, “I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation,” it seems to me that he deserves a hearing. (Powerpoint Available - #201)

    MELVIN NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (REVISED - 2018) (PowerPoint slides used in this sermon are available at no charge. Just e-mail me at mnewland@sstelco.com with your request - #201.) TEXT: Philippians 4:10-15; Isaiah 26:3 ILL. This is reportedly ...read more

  • Keys To Contentment

    Contributed by Scott Cox on Jan 26, 2001
    based on 261 ratings
     | 14,025 views

    Keys to peace of mind.

    Introduction: I remember watching a Mayberry episode in which a fancy New York preacher came to town. He preached a sermon about slowing down. He said, "All we do is rush, rush, rush. Slow down, enjoy life." After the service the people of Mayberry decided to build the band stand in the park, ...read more

  • Keys To Contentment Series

    Contributed by Timothy Peck on Dec 18, 2001
    based on 120 ratings
     | 11,749 views

    How to find contentment when we’re dissatisfied with our job, our faith, and our income.

    Have you ever really wanted something? I mean wanted something so badly that you could taste it, so bad that you thought your life would be empty and meaningless until you got it. Maybe it was a certain toy growing up, or a certain kind of car, or a relationship, maybe even a motorcycle. As you ...read more

  • Contentment As Testament

    Contributed by Paul Decker on Apr 23, 2002
    based on 70 ratings
     | 3,765 views

    We can only truly be content in the love of God.

    CONTENTMENT AS TESTAMENT I Corinthians 7:7-8 S: Contentment (singleness and life situations) Th: My Life as God’s Light Pr: WE CAN ONLY TRULY BE CONTENT IN THE LOVE OF GOD. ?: What? In what? KW: Circumstances TS: We will find in our study six circumstances that show contentment is only ...read more

  • Learning To Be Content Series

    Contributed by Keith Walker on May 19, 2004
    based on 67 ratings
     | 17,115 views

    Examines the difference between a coveting heart and a contented heart.

    INTRODUCTION I like cartoons. Dennis the Menace has been a favorite for a long time. One comic strip has a picture of Dennis looking at a catalog and saying, “This catalog’s got a lot of toys I didn’t even know I wanted.” The Wizard of Id has a comic strip where one monk is putting up a sign on ...read more

  • The Secret Of Contentment Series

    Contributed by Don Jaques on Jun 17, 2004
    based on 299 ratings
     | 19,087 views

    CONTENTMENT COMES WHEN YOU…1. Rely upon Christ for the power to prevail over circumstances. 2. Trust in God’s power to provide for all your needs.

    Becoming a Joy-FULL Person 7. The Secret of Contentment Philippians 4:10-23 June 12/13, 2004 INTRO: I have a confession to make. I hate the ice cream man. He takes a nice content moment and turns it into cravings for something my children don’t need and can’t afford – and turns ...read more

  • The Secret Of Contentment Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Aug 5, 2004
    based on 240 ratings
     | 10,520 views

    In marked contrast with the widespread discontent of our world, the Apostle Paul spoke on the subject of contentment in his letter to the church at Philippi.

    Restoring the Joy A Study of the Book of Philippians Sermon # 12 “The Secret of Contentment” Philippians 4:10-15 “A Russian woman lived with her husband and two children in a very small hut. Her husband’s ...read more

  • A Correct Focus Brings Contentment Series

    Contributed by Stan Rodda on Jul 8, 2005
    based on 46 ratings
     | 11,266 views

    We all carry baggage around with us. For a lot of us, we are weighed down by the bag of discontentment.

    Content, Only With Christ! Every day you walk by hundreds, even thousands of people. They have different faces, names, genders, physical characteristics, religions and nationalities. Through all the differences that we have with everyone else, we all have one thing in common; every one of us ...read more

  • Can We Be Thankful Without Contentment?

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Nov 4, 2002
    based on 52 ratings
     | 4,679 views

    Contentment has a role in finding real Thanksgiving. Don’t be a turkey?

    Having a Happy Thanksgiving, contentment. By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com TEXT: 1 Tim. 6:8 And having food and raiment let us be therewith content. Phillipians 2:14 DO ALL THINGS WITHOUT COMPLAINING, MURMURING, AND ARGUING! Psalms 23 on contentment, ... The Lord is my ...read more

  • The Peace Of God Series

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Jan 31, 2001
    based on 533 ratings
     | 20,026 views

    Peace with one another means being in a right relationship with one another. Peace within means being alright within, & peace with God means being alright with God. (Powerpoints available - #141)

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (Powerpoints used with this sermon are available at no charge. Just email me at mnewland@sstelco.com and request PP #141.) ILL. Have you ever heard of Tracy Lyperd? Tracy was a beauty queen in VA a few years ago. ...read more

  • Follow The Leader

    Contributed by Dean Rhine on Dec 9, 2003
    based on 117 ratings
     | 13,370 views

    The consequences of complaining

    “Follow the Leader” Numbers 11 - 16 Intro: Everyone lift you feet up in the air off of the floor. Okay, I may step on some toes this morning, so if you keep you feet up in the air, I won’t step o your toes! #Illust: Man went to monastery - only 2 words a year - 1st yr “Beds Hard,” 2nd yr - ...read more

  • Contentment - I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For

    Contributed by Ken Kersten on Jun 3, 2003
    based on 244 ratings
     | 27,889 views

    Our Society is summed up in the words of a U2 song - "I still haven’t found what I’m looking for." This sermon explores why we have such a drive for more...

    I Still Haven’t Found What I’m looking For 1 Timothy 6:6-10 While your turning to our passage, I want you to listen to a few words from a song by U2. (Play song) I hope you caught that. Bono the lead singer of U2 is singing the words, “I have climbed the highest mountains. I have ...read more