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  • Finding Contentment In A Discontented World

    Contributed by Gene Gregory on Aug 15, 2006
    based on 131 ratings
     | 14,079 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

  • The Secret Of Contentment Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Aug 6, 2004
    based on 240 ratings
     | 10,465 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

  • How To Be A Godly Employee

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Mar 12, 2003
    based on 19 ratings
     | 2,330 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

  • The 10th Word: Sanctify Your Desires Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Sep 27, 2010
    based on 24 ratings
     | 4,399 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

  • A Place Of Escape

    Contributed by Kevin Taylor on Oct 3, 2002
    based on 37 ratings
     | 3,435 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

  • Contentment

    Contributed by Alan Perkins on Apr 4, 2001
    based on 45 ratings
     | 3,764 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

  • A Correct Focus Brings Contentment Series

    Contributed by Stan Rodda on Jul 12, 2005
    based on 46 ratings
     | 11,221 views

    We all carry baggage around with us. For a lot of us, we are weighed down by the bag of discontentment.

    Content, Only With Christ! Every day you walk by hundreds, even thousands of people. They have different faces, names, genders, physical characteristics, religions and nationalities. Through all the differences that we have with everyone else, we all have one thing in common; every one of us ...read more

  • Stop Complaining Series

    Contributed by Carl Allen on Jul 10, 2007
    based on 15 ratings
     | 8,303 views

    We need to stop complaining and making excuses and get to the work of God.

    Stop Complaining Philippians 2:14-16 Intro. In the society we live in today people are in a general state of discontent. People are just complaining it seems, just to have something to do. Discontent, is not something new though, we can look all the way back to the time of Adam and see how ...read more

  • Remedy For Rebellion Series

    Contributed by Wes Richard on Mar 25, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
     | 4,287 views

    The remedy for rebellion against God is found in the one who was lifted up on the cross.

    Remedy for Rebellion In the 70s, when I was studying for my Ph.D at the University of Iowa, one of the books I studied was titled Why Men Rebel (Princeton 1970). In it the author, Ted Robert Gurr, tries to explain why riots, rebellions, and civil wars occur. He cites statistics of nations ...read more

  • Adullam's Cave

    Contributed by Phil Morgan on Apr 7, 2002
    based on 164 ratings
     | 20,193 views

    The cave of Adullam, where David gathered men to himself to form an army, is a picture of the church.

    READ: 1 Samuel 22:1-2 [Describe scene: David on the run – the cave – the ragtag band of men day by day joining him.] 1. Adullam’s Cave is a Picture of the Church The name Adullam likely comes from a Hebrew word that means “refuge”. And this place for David and the men who came to him ...read more

  • Wilderness Lessons

    Contributed by Dean Rhine on May 13, 2008
    based on 6 ratings
     | 6,684 views

    Lessons from the wilderness wanderings

    Lessons from the Wilderness - 2/13/05 - Exodus 15+ Turn with me in your Bibles today to Exodus 13. As we have been looking at the Old Testament together, we are reminded that these lessons in these first books of the Bible are very relevant for us today. This was the Bible that Jesus knew and ...read more

  • The Gospel Of The Caves

    Contributed by Steven Cook on Jan 5, 2003
    based on 54 ratings
     | 4,812 views

    An examination of four different caves in the Word of God provides us with a wonderful picture of the love of God for us all.

    “Gospel of the Caves” 1 Samuel 22:1-2 by Dr. Steven G. Cook I. Introduction A. As a child, I enjoyed playing in the hills and especially in caves. B. There are many things that you can discover in caves: 1. Dead Sea Scrolls in 1947 2. Ashes of the Red Heifer (early 70’s) C. There are 4 ...read more

  • Contentment

    Contributed by Ian Barker on Apr 3, 2002
    based on 56 ratings
     | 3,594 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

  • What Dreams Are Made Of

    Contributed by Bob Briggs on Dec 15, 2000
    based on 250 ratings
     | 10,178 views

    Following the example of Joseph we can see how a dream becomes a reality

    I believe each one of us has a dream placed in our hearts, not the kind of dream like winning the lottery which is really the desire to escape our present circumstances. I am talking about a vision deep down inside that speaks to the very soul. The thing we were born to do, that draws from ...read more