Content as we are connected to God

This is where we will find the greatest contentment.  As we are connected to God it leads to life. Proverbs 19:23 The fear of the LORD leads to life: Then one rests content. Then we do not need to substitute our longings with some earthly thing.  Earthly things can be a trap that hinders us…

The simple things

Sometimes we say that we will be content when we have certain things. Often times it is the simple things in life that bring the greatest pleasure, but we will be consumed with a desire for all the luxuries of life. Look what the Bible tells us: 1 Timothy 6:8 But if we have food…

The art of contentment

Contentment is something we must learn.  To be content is surely one of the greatest skills. It does not mean that we do not have plans, dreams and goals.  It does mean that we live in the here and now and enjoy what we have while still being excited about what is to come, especially…

Contentment and treasure

Our contentment is linked to our treasure.  The things that we treasure are a key to our contentment. The world tells us that our contentment is linked to how much we have. As a result people collect, gather, hoard and amass as much as possible and then all their focus and attention is focused on…

Where contentment starts

Contentment starts when we begin to realize that God has a plan and a purpose for each one of us.  His plan and purpose for each one of us is unique to us. Jeremiah 29:11 For I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord. They are plans for good and not for…

Discontentment vs. contentment

Discontentment is never fully satisfied.  If we are fundamentally dissatisfied and discontent, this will grow and we will become even more dissatisfied.  To be content is a skill, an art and something that we need to learn and acquire for ourselves.  In the Bible we see how contentment is something we have to learn, a…

The secret of contentment

Contentment is one of the most illusive qualities.  Most people are not content and society tells us that we should never become content.  We are restlessly dissatisfied and we have an ever-growing desire for more and better.  But God has a better plan for each one of us! OUR NATURAL TENDENCY Our natural tendency is…


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