Contentment

What keeps you from being content? - I Timothy 6:3 – 6:10 (commentary)

A man became envious of his friends because they had larger and more luxurious homes. So he listed his house with a real estate firm, planning to sell it and to purchase a more impressive home. Shortly afterward, as he was reading the classified section of the newspaper, he saw a …

Contentment in Any Circumstance - John 9:1 – 9:12 (commentary)

It is said that in the United States somebody goes blind every twenty minutes. In this chapter, the Lord encounters a blind man, and the question put to Him by the disciples concerning the man’s blindness can help us face the question that all of us have asked at one time or anot …

The Wicked Will be Justly Punished - Psalms 37:9 – 37:17 (commentary)

Those who are evildoers will sooner or later, be cut down as the scythe cuts down the grass of the field (v. 9). There is a shortness of time to do things (v. 10). The meek may never have an abundance of things, but why should they care? An abundance of peace is theirs, an …

The Secret of Contentment - Philippians 4:08 – 4:13 (commentary)

Paul was not the victim of circumstances but victorious over circumstances. Instead of having spiritual ups and downs as the situation changed, he went right on, steadily serving Christ. He found contentment in things Christ provided. At times Paul experienced definite fi …