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  • Which Tent: Content Or Discontent? Series

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Mar 14, 2005
    based on 15 ratings
     | 4,402 views

    A sermon based on Richard Foster’s Book Celebration of Discipline pages 93 to 95. Nothing new here (except # 9) but a source of illustrations

    6 Steps for Simplicity Sermon for 3/13/2005 Introduction: Hakunamatata in Lion King. WBTU: A. Read Scripture for the morning: Philippians 4:11-13 B. Now, when I say that we should be content, I do not mean that we should be content with many of the things in this world. We should not be ...read more

  • Finding Contentment In A Discontented World

    Contributed by Gene Gregory on Aug 12, 2006
    based on 131 ratings
     | 14,264 views

    Explains how to find contentment. Expanded outline.

    FINDING CONTENTMENT IN A DISCONTENTED WORLD The other day I was listening to the radio, and I heard one say that in our country there is a palatable discontent; a palatable discontent. In our country, people are unhappy. There is a spirit of discontentedness. Let’s think about that for a ...read more

  • Finding Contentment In A Culture Of Discontent

    Contributed by Monty Newton on Sep 29, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,211 views

    Christians who choose to pursue godliness rather than greed will find contentment in living a life of trust.

    Title: Finding Contentment in a Culture of Discontentment Text: I Timothy 6:6-19 Thesis: Christians who choose to pursue godliness rather than their cravings, will find contentment in living a life of trust. Introduction According to a study by a non-profit research organization, RTI ...read more

  • Living Content In A Discontent World

    Contributed by Paul Wallace on Feb 13, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,218 views

    A Christian can show Christ by living content in a world of Discontentment. However, many have become just like the discontent world.

    Living Content in a Discontented World Phil 4:12 Doing without I read where a preacher said, "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 contentment into discontentment." But there’s ...read more

  • A Life Of Contentment Series

    Contributed by Damien Spikereit on Oct 23, 2000
    based on 202 ratings
     | 5,398 views

    Finding contentment in the midst of a discontent world is possible only in a relationship with Jesus Christ.

    - A barber in a small town was busy cutting hair one day when the local cop walked in to get a haircut. And the barber was feeling a bit generous that day, so he said to the cop... "Since you do such a good job protecting us, and watching over us... today’s haircut is free." The cop said ...read more

  • God's Grace -- The Ultimate Cure

    Contributed by Edward Frey on Nov 17, 2001
    based on 33 ratings
     | 1,715 views

    God’s grace is the only cure for spriritual discontent and discouragement

    2 Thessalonians 2:13-3:5 GOD’S GRACE – THE ULTIMATE CURE! Every so often we hear about a new miracle drug that’s proven to cure a specific ailment or disease. In fact, we have no shortage of such wonder drugs. We have medicines that claim to cure everything from male-pattern baldness to ...read more

  • The Secret Of Contentment Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Aug 5, 2004
    based on 240 ratings
     | 10,788 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

  • God Doesn’t Want You To Be A

    Contributed by Carolyn Malaika Foster-Brooks on Jul 11, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 4,028 views

    This sermon is intended for "pew sitters" who are discontent with their lifestyle and who are complacent in their service to Christ, who is the head of the church!

    Sermon Prepared For: The Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Vidalia, Georgia on July 7, 2007. Preached on July 8, 2007 PRAYER: Heavenly Father, God above. I thank You for Your agape love. Lord I present myself right now as a humble servant and your child, being obedient to Your will for ...read more

  • How To Be A Godly Employee

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Mar 10, 2003
    based on 19 ratings
     | 2,419 views

    Contentment is a rare quality in today’s culture, but it is extremely liberating! Materialism, striving for rank , back-stabbing, and discontent lead to emotional, mental, financial, and spiritual bondage

    HOW TO BE A GODLY EMPLOYEE 1. TRUST IN GOD ONLY. Trust in no one but GOD. People will disappoint you. God created you and has a wonderful plan for your life. He is too good to do wrong, and too wise to make a mistake. Let His peace abide in you. (Proverbs 3 :5-6) 2. WORSHIP GOD ONLY. ...read more

  • Growing A Contented Spirit Series

    Contributed by Darryl Klassen on Feb 24, 2009
    based on 10 ratings
     | 8,680 views

    In an age of commercialism that breeds discontent we are challenged by Scripture to live a contented life. Paul explains how we can be content in any and every situation.

  • Finding Contentment

    Contributed by Gene Gregory on Jul 31, 2004
    based on 38 ratings
     | 1,783 views

    reasons for discontentment in life and how to find contentment

    Finding Contentment in Life At one time Howard Hughes was the richest man in the world. All he ever really wanted in life was more. He wanted more money, so he parlayed inherited wealth into a billion-dollar pile of assets. He wanted more fame, so he broke into the Hollywood scene and soon ...read more

  • A Place Of Escape

    Contributed by Kevin Taylor on Oct 2, 2002
    based on 37 ratings
     | 3,557 views

    Finding refuge in His arms...no matter the trouble!

    The Cave of Adullam (Justice of the People) Text: I Samuel 22:1-2 (Verse 2) Every one that was 1) In Distress 2) In Debt 3) Discontented 400 men Adullam means ‘refuge.’ This was a city conquered by Joshua in Joshua chapter 12. It was fortified by rehoboam in II Chronicles 11. It is ...read more

  • The Cave Of Adullam

    Contributed by Norman Lawrence on Jul 4, 2007
    based on 24 ratings
     | 10,452 views

    A look at David and the patience he had while knowing he was called to be King in the future, yet with Saul still hunting him down to kill him.

    THE CAVE OF ADULLAM 1 Samuel 22:1-2 David therefore departed thence, and escaped to the cave Adullam: and when his brethren and all his father’s house heard it, they went down thither to him. [2] And every one that was in distress, and every one that was in debt, and every one that was ...read more

  • Contentment

    Contributed by Alan Perkins on Apr 4, 2001
    based on 45 ratings
     | 4,152 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

  • Respecting God With Your Very Life Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Nov 17, 2003
    based on 70 ratings
     | 11,974 views

    Many Christians live lives of contempt for God and they don¡¦t even know it. Solomon talks about three ways we can show contempt for God, ways that might seem harmless.

    Respecting God with Your Very Life (Ecclesiastes 5) Intro¡K. 1. There was a woman who went on a short term missions trip to Kenya, helping the missionaries there. Before she left, she stopped at a remote village where she attended a medical clinic. As the native women outside the clinic ...read more