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  • Contentment

    Contributed by Alan Perkins on Apr 4, 2001
    based on 45 ratings
     | 4,177 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

  • Contentment Series

    Contributed by Todd Riley on Jul 24, 2001
    based on 58 ratings
     | 3,874 views

    an exposition of Philippians 4:10-20

    Islington Baptist Church July 15, 2001 Philippians 4:10-20 Series: Big problems for Christians and all people Scripture readings: II Cor. 8-9, I Tim 6:6-10 Contentment: the secret to being content Before I went on holidays we were in the midst of a series entitled “Big problems for ...read more

  • Contentment

    Contributed by Jeff Simms on Jun 28, 2005
    based on 109 ratings
     | 5,453 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

  • Contentment

    Contributed by Ian Barker on Apr 1, 2002
    based on 56 ratings
     | 3,899 views

    "My Grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness." Contentment is learning that the Lords Grace is enough.

  • Be Content Series

    Contributed by Chris Hodges on Sep 7, 2003
    based on 44 ratings
     | 2,920 views

    To learn to be content with the Lord.

  • Learning Contentment

    Contributed by Roddy Chestnut on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 243 ratings
     | 950 views

    Thesis: Happiness, though it does not come naturally, is attainable. Intro.: 1. Illust. A Russian woman lived with her husband & two children in a very small hut. Her husband's parents lost their home & she had to take them in. Unbearable. In desperation, she went to the village wise man, ...read more

  • Keys To Contentment

    Contributed by Scott Cox on Jan 26, 2001
    based on 261 ratings
     | 14,337 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

  • The Secret Of Contentment Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Jul 3, 2001
    based on 19 ratings
     | 1,383 views

    THE SECRET OF CONTENTMENT IS TO BALANCE REALISTIC EXPECTATIONS OF SELF WITH LOFTY HOPE IN THE LORD

    BIG IDEA: THE SECRET OF CONTENTMENT IS TO BALANCE REALISTIC EXPECTATIONS OF SELF WITH LOFTY HOPE IN THE LORD I. (:1) REALISTIC EXPECTATIONS OF SELF A. Humility in Attitude 1. How I think about myself “O Lord, my heart is not proud” not being puffed up with a sense of my own ...read more

  • Contentment As Testament

    Contributed by Paul Decker on Apr 23, 2002
    based on 70 ratings
     | 3,845 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

  • The Contented Family Series

    Contributed by Timothy Smith on Aug 2, 2004
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,191 views

    5th in a 5 part series applying Biblical answers to family issues. (Using the 10 commandments as a Biblical basis)

    THE CONTENTED FAMILY EXODUS 20:17 & I TIMOTHY 6:6-10 & 17-20 INTRODUCTION: A Sunday School teacher told her class of 2nd graders the story found in Luke 16 of the Rich man and Lazarus. How that when they were here upon the earth the rich man had everything that money could buy and poor ...read more

  • Learning To Be Content Series

    Contributed by Keith Walker on May 19, 2004
    based on 67 ratings
     | 17,323 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

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Jun 14, 2005
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,530 views

    Contentment is found on the inside through faith in Christ not from outward possessions or circumstances.

    The Secret of Contentment Philippians 4:12 Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO Introduction: You can’t buy contentment. But you would if you could! Every parent or grandparent knows that when the final history of the world’s wars is ...read more

  • The Content Of Worship Series

    Contributed by Steve Mcfarland on Jan 16, 2005
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,352 views

    Part 3 in this 4-part sermon series on worship seeks to define The Content of Worship.

    I.The Content Of Worship A.Adoration 1.A Bowed Heart a.Psalm 95:6-7 – “Come, let us worship and bow down, let us kneel before the Lord our Maker. For He is our God, and we are the people of His pasture and the sheep of His hand.” To be sure, the physical ...read more

  • Godliness And Contentment

    Contributed by James Chandler on Aug 5, 2003
    based on 68 ratings
     | 4,238 views

    Two important ingredients in the life of the Christian are godliness and contentment. This sermon will challenge us to take on both in our lives.

    Two ingredients of a Healthy Christian I can remember one day while my wife was at work I decided to make brownies for my two boys who were 5 and 2 years old. I tried to get all the right ingredients ready and discovered I had no cooking oil for the pan. I searched through the cupboard and ...read more

  • The Art Of Contentment

    Contributed by Scott Coltrain on Nov 12, 2005
    based on 17 ratings
     | 2,414 views

    Paul addresses the contentment he finds in his spiritual blessings as opposed to materialism. This is a lesson of great importance to we who belong to a nation obsessed with material things.

    We have been studying this letter written by the Apostle Paul to the congregation at Philippi. We find ourselves in the last chapter and, in the passage under consideration, we finally learn what led Paul to write this letter to begin with. The Philippian brethren learned of Paul’s ...read more