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  • Finding Contentment In A Discontented World

    Contributed by Gene Gregory on Aug 15, 2006
    based on 131 ratings
     | 14,081 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

  • Which Tent: Content Or Discontent? Series

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Mar 14, 2005
    based on 15 ratings
     | 4,276 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 Culture Of Discontent

    Contributed by Monty Newton on Oct 2, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,120 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

  • The Unholy Trinity: Me, Myself And I

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Apr 5, 2011
    based on 11 ratings
     | 10,095 views

    Someone once said, “All the trouble in the world is due to selfishness”. At first I considered that to be too extreme of a statement but the more I thought about it the more I subscribed to it. Gladstone said, “Selfishness is the greatest curse of the hum

    THE UNHOLY TRINITY: ME, MYSELF AND I INTRODUCTION: Someone once said, “All the trouble in the world is due to selfishness”. At first I considered that to be too extreme of a statement but the more I thought about it the more I subscribed to it. Gladstone said, “Selfishness is ...read more

  • A Life Of Contentment Series

    Contributed by Damien Spikereit on Oct 23, 2000
    based on 202 ratings
     | 5,188 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 19, 2001
    based on 33 ratings
     | 1,591 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 6, 2004
    based on 240 ratings
     | 10,471 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 Feb 2, 2012
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,897 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 12, 2003
    based on 19 ratings
     | 2,335 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
     | 8,481 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.

    GROWING A CONTENTED SPIRIT On a scale of one to ten (one being discontent and ten being very content) how content are you overall with your life? Think about that for a moment. Contentment is an illusive quality today. Much of the business world works hard to breed discontent so that we will ...read more

  • The Fight Within The Wall Series

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Feb 21, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,061 views

    The greatest problem in ministry is often the fight within. Beware of the seeds of discontent, distrust and rivalry that the evil One can sow within the Body of Christ. Don't let selfishness gets the better of us.

    What we learn last week: There will be oppositions in ministry. • We cannot stop what people will say but we can choose not to allow their words or deeds to discourage us from doing what is good and right, what is the will of God. • We choose not to be distracted; we FOCUS on what ...read more

  • The 10th Word: Sanctify Your Desires Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Sep 27, 2010
    based on 24 ratings
     | 4,406 views

    God forbids coveting because it sets my heart on things of earth rather than on things of heaven. It removes our trust away from God & makes us discontent with what He has provided for our life. The Bible teaches us that we are to live a life that is cont

    EXODUS 20: 17 THE TENTH WORD: SANCTIFY YOUR DESIRES [Luke 12:13-34] Today, we come to the last of the 10 Commandments. In these Laws of God governing our daily living here on earth, we have seen that God has a high standard that He expects His people to strive for in life. I trust that as ...read more

  • Finding Contentment

    Contributed by Gene Gregory on Aug 2, 2004
    based on 38 ratings
     | 1,657 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 3, 2002
    based on 37 ratings
     | 3,436 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

  • A Place Of Escape

    Contributed by Kevin Taylor on Oct 29, 2001
    based on 31 ratings
     | 1,487 views

    By using David’s experience, we can learn how to trust God as we abide under His almighty hand!

    I. The Cave of Adullam (Justice of the People) A. Text: I Samuel 22:1-2 (Verse 2) Every one that was 1) In Distress 2) In Debt 3) Discontented 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