Do you struggle with contentment?

Posted on October 4, 2014 · Posted in Sanctification

The Bible says contentment is being satisfied because God is working everything together for my good and for his glory.  Philippians 4:13,  I Timothy 6:6

 

Yet, we often struggle with being content. Our minds continually manufacture reasons not to be content. In response the Holy Spirit says:

 

The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. Psalm 23:1

 

So this issue of contentment cannot be resolved by evaluating your circumstances. It is resolved by evaluating what you believe.


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Jay Younts
John A. (Jay) Younts is the Shepherd Press blogger, and is a ruling elder serving at Redeemer Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church in Moore, South Carolina. He has written Everyday Talk, Everyday Talk About Sex & Marriage, Finding the Right Track, the In Touch With Paul stewardship series, and What About War. He has studied and taught about biblical childrearing for 30 years. He and his late wife Ruth have five adult children.