The Joy of Learning the Secret of Contentment

June 6, 2021 ()

Bible Text: Philippians 4:10-13 |

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The Joy of Learning the Secret of Contentment

Philippians 4:10-13

He is not addressing what you cannot control, but what you should control.

When anxiety appears, the cure is prayer. When the life is disorderly, the cure is mental and practical discipline. - Richard Melick

What we think matters, and it matters more than we think. – Roger Ellsworth

How?

1. Celebrate God’s Provision

“Gratitude”

Three-Fold Bond

Them

The Gift

The Lord

2. Find Contentment in Your Relationship with Jesus

2 Corinthians 9:8 And God is able to make all grace abound toward you; that ye, always having all sufficiency in all things, may abound to every good work:

1 Timothy 6:6 But godliness with contentment is great gain.

3. Depend upon the Strength of the Lord

I Rejoiced

I Have Learned

I Know

I Can Do

Spiritual/emotional well-being and peace comes through a personal relationship with Christ and the strength he provides in every life situation. - Sprankle

Application

What God gives through others makes us grateful (4:10).

What God gives in all circumstances teaches us satisfaction (4:11–12).

The Strength God gives in all things fuels our contentment (4:13)

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