True Christian contentment means having a proper perspective on the things of this world. This article teaches from 1 Timothy 6:3-10 that the material things of this world are not in themselves bad, but can be a dangerous snare to Christians.
Philippians 2:5-11 describes Christ’s example of humble service. Christ humbled himself to become a man and die on the cross, that he might ransom us. As we seek to daily become more like Christ, we too should live lives of humility and service.
The contented Christian longs for heaven. Paul tells us in Philippians 3 that our citizenship is in heaven. We long for our heavenly home, even as we seek to serve Christ here on earth. This article is part of a series on Christian contentment.
This is the fifth article in a series on Christian contentment. The contented Christian is a believer who is constantly seeking to know God better. Philippians 3:12-21 describes Christians as those who press on toward knowing and serving God better, keeping their eyes focused on a heavenly goal.
This is the second of two articles on the topic of the dangers of discontentment. This article shows that grumbling and a lack of contentment should not be characteristic of believers as children of God. In addition, grumbling damages our witness of the gospel to the world.
What does the apostle Paul teach us about contentment in Philippians 4:10-13? This author argues that contentment is something that we have to learn, and we have to learn to have contentment in every life situation.