Are you content? It really is a choice, an attitude. People choose many things to find contentment. They don’t work. We know of many millionaires who thought money would bring contentment. There are choices that are guaranteed to give you a peaceful contented attitude.
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Not that I was ever in need, for I have learned how to be content with whatever I have. 12 I know how to live on almost nothing or with everything. I have learned the secret of living in every situation, whether it is with a full stomach or empty, with plenty or little. 13 For I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength. Phil 4:11-13
Contentment is a _____________________ … With God or against God.
Choose to be _____ the world but not ____ the world.
Oh, the joys of those who do not follow the advice of the wicked, or stand around with sinners, or join in with mockers.
Choose to be in God’s Word and God’s Word in ____.
But they delight in the law of the Lord, meditating on it day and night. Ps 1:2
Choose to bear fruit and influence _____________.
They are like trees planted along the riverbank, bearing fruit each season. Their leaves never with, and they prosper in all they do. Ps 1:3
Choose to live a ________________ life.
But not the wicked! They are like worthless chaff, scattered by the wind. Ps 1:4
Choose to see those who need the Gospel.
They will be condemned at the time of judgment. Sinners will have no place among the godly. Ps 1:5
For the Lord watches over the path of the godly, but the path of the wicked leads to destruction. Ps 1:6
Choose to worship God at ______________ times.
Praise the Lord! Praise God in his sanctuary; praise him in his mighty heaven! Ps 150:1
Praise him for his mighty works; praise his unequaled greatness! Ps 150:2
3 Praise him with a blast of the ram’s horn: praise him with the lyre and harp! 4 Praise him with the tambourine and dancing praise him with strings and flutes. 5 Praise him with a clash of cymbals, praise him with loud clanging cymbals. Ps 150:3-5
Let everything that breathes sing praises to the Lord! Praise the Lord! Ps 150:6