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  • The Content Of Contentment Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Aug 31, 2015
     | 2,755 views

    This messge looks at what is involved in our contentment

    THE CONTENT OF CONTENTMENT. Philippians 4:10-19 I rejoiced in the Lord greatly that now at length you have revived your concern for me. You were indeed concerned for me, but you had no opportunity. 11  Not that I am speaking of being in need, for I have learned in whatever situation I am to be ...read more

  • Content To Be Content

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Sep 27, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,985 views

    So how do we turn our back on the feeling of being discontent and cultivate a great sense of contentment in our lives?

    CONTENT TO BE CONTENT 1 TIMOTHY 6:6-12 #content SHEEP STORY PART 1 (p) Once upon a time, there was a herd of sheep in a safe green cozy valley. You know sheep… fluffy… eat a lot… gets haircuts to make clothes for people. This herd of sheep was pretty large and was taken care ...read more

  • Contentment

    Contributed by Ian Barker on Apr 3, 2002
    based on 56 ratings
     | 3,199 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 Series

    Contributed by Todd Riley on Jul 24, 2001
    based on 58 ratings
     | 3,036 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 Tim Zingale on Jul 31, 2007
    based on 18 ratings
     | 4,295 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 Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Apr 5, 2007
    based on 139 ratings
     | 24,586 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 Jeff Simms on Jun 30, 2005
    based on 109 ratings
     | 4,708 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 Steven Simala Grant on Mar 8, 2011
     | 1,622 views

    If we, as the corporate people of God, could authentically say we are content in the midst of our consumer culture, it would have a huge impact on the world around us.

    Contentment… March 6, 2011 Phil. 4:10-23 Intro: I must confess that I am feeling a little sad that today we will finish our study of the book of Philippians. I don’t know how much you have gotten out of it, but I have really enjoyed immersing in the book, in Paul’s world, ...read more

  • Contentment Series

    Contributed by Paul Clemente on Apr 6, 2018
     | 372 views

    when are we to be content and when are we to change our situation?

    We can all relate to this story of King Saul. God told King Saul to completely destroy the Amalekites. When King Saul met God’s prophet Samuel, Saul bragged about completely destroying the Amalekites. The prophet Samuel simply said, “Aren’t those goats bleating behind you from the ...read more

  • Contentment

    Contributed by David Paulson on Aug 28, 2017
     | 1,651 views

    It is an issue I wrestle with and I see the body of Christ wrestle with. The world wrestles with it too, but there is a difference how a child of God deals with discontentment. A short write up, touching a few points close to my heart.

    No, not my preferred topic and I dislike discussing it as I continue to struggle with it on a daily basis. But it’s wise to address a problem and deal with it before it gets out of hand and leads you down the path of no return. It was a struggle, it is a struggle and hesitantly I have to admit it ...read more

  • Contentment Series

    Contributed by Mac Hammond on Sep 9, 2011
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,194 views

    The unfolding will and blessing of God doesn’t happen instantaneously; it takes place through a process of time and therefore, we must learn to wait on the Lord with contentment.

    A. This is the fourth installment of our ongoing series entitled “Graceful Waiting.” We’ve been talking about how the unfolding will and blessing of God doesn’t happen instantaneously; it takes place through a process of time and therefore, we must learn to wait on the Lord. In this installment, we ...read more

  • Be Content Series

    Contributed by Chris Hodges on Sep 8, 2003
    based on 44 ratings
     | 2,401 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 Alan Perkins on Apr 4, 2001
    based on 45 ratings
     | 3,350 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

    Contributed by Michael Bolin on May 31, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,637 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 Kevin Ruffcorn on Nov 12, 2012
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,763 views

    Contentment is a statement of faith. It demonstrates that God is truly caring for us.

    Philippians 4:11-13 “Contentment” INTRODUCTION Contentment is rare and fleeting in the United States. Look around. Do you see many people, who would say they are content, if you asked them? Oh, we may have experienced contentment occasionally such as the contentment we feel ...read more