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  • Contentment

    Contributed by Alan Perkins on Apr 4, 2001
    based on 45 ratings
     | 4,168 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
     | 3,851 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

  • Be Content Series

    Contributed by Chris Hodges on Sep 7, 2003
    based on 44 ratings
     | 2,913 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 Ian Barker on Apr 1, 2002
    based on 56 ratings
     | 3,884 views

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

    2 Cor 12:9 "My Grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness." Today I would like to talk about contentment and how we can make the Lords grace sufficient for us. Genesis 1:26… 26 Then God said, "Let us make man in our image, in our likeness, and let them rule ...read more

  • Contentment

    Contributed by Jeff Simms on Jun 28, 2005
    based on 109 ratings
     | 5,439 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 Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Apr 5, 2007
    based on 140 ratings
     | 26,399 views

    Contentment is illusive within our culture. How can you find it? Contentment is something God must teach us. Being content with our circumstances comes from God’s enabling strength.

    PHILIPPIANS 4:10-13 CONTENTMENT Psalm 23 Have you been content in all of the circumstances you have faced? Paul knew how to be content whether he had plenty or whether he was in need. He discloses the secret in our text. As we know, the ...read more

  • Contentment

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Jul 30, 2007
    based on 18 ratings
     | 4,810 views

    A sermon for the 10th Sunday after Pentecost A sermon about being contentment with what you have

    10th Sunday after Pentecost Proper 13 August 5 Lectionary 18 Luke 12:13-21 Ecclesiastes 1:2,12-14 2:18-23 "Contentment?" "Vanity of vanities, says the Preacher, vanity of vanities! All is vanity." Ecclesiastes 1:2, RSV. "I the Preacher have been king over Israel in ...read more

  • Contentment

    Contributed by Michael Bolin on May 30, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,010 views

    contentment in Christ through all things

    In the 7th chapter of 1st Corinthians, Paul has moved from discussing the disorder of the church to answering the list of questions that the Corinthians had sent him. These questions ranged from being single to marriage, eating meat offered to idols, standards for proper behavior in worship, ...read more

  • Contentment Series

    Contributed by Andy Flowers on Nov 20, 2009
    based on 10 ratings
     | 13,781 views

    Thanksgiving is impossible without contentment.

    Title- Contentment Text- Philippians 4:11-13 Philippians 4:10-13 10 But I rejoiced in the Lord greatly, that now at last you have revived your concern for me; indeed, you were concerned before, but you lacked opportunity. 11 Not that I speak from want, for I have learned to be content in ...read more

  • Keys To Contentment

    Contributed by Scott Cox on Jan 26, 2001
    based on 261 ratings
     | 14,335 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

  • Learning Contentment

    Contributed by Roddy Chestnut on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 243 ratings
     | 946 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

  • The Secret Of Contentment Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Jul 3, 2001
    based on 19 ratings
     | 1,379 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

  • Keys To Contentment Series

    Contributed by Timothy Peck on Dec 18, 2001
    based on 120 ratings
     | 12,098 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

  • Are You Content? Series

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Nov 14, 2001
    based on 253 ratings
     | 52,754 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

  • Contentment As Testament

    Contributed by Paul Decker on Apr 23, 2002
    based on 70 ratings
     | 3,844 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