Sermons on Contentment
Psalm 91 What are your greatest fears? In a fallen world it’s easy to be overwhelmed by fear, worry and anxiety. Mass shootings are becoming more frequent, drug overdoses are epidemic, add to that the bereavement of family and friends dying, the battling of serious illness, relational betrayal and financial reversal and you’ve got the making of a nervous breakdown.
Psalm 84 Our inconsolable human longing is evidence that we were made to see, savor and show the riches of God’s Glory.
Psalm 23:2-3 Our soul cannot run on empty. But the soul doesn’t come with a gauge. One of the challenges of soul-weariness is that it doesn’t have the same obvious signs as physical weariness. The indicators of soul-weariness are more subtle. The neglected soul doesn’t naturally get better; it gets worse. Signs of soul-weariness…
Psalm 23 Imagine the possibility of a life…without fear or fluster, anxiety or angst, a life without irritation, agitation or intimidation. A life that exudes peace, patience and poise. A life that is carefree, but not without care for others. A life that many have sacrificed time, money and relationships trying to possess. A life without lack.
1Timothy 6:1-10 People who love God with all their heart are always content regardless of circumstances because they always have what they most want and that is God. Signs of discontentment would be the opposite of 1Cor13:4-8.
Luke 12:13-34 More will never be enough because we were made for something that earth does not offer. The inconsolable human longing is irrefutable evidence that we were made to find our deepest and most durable satisfaction in the riches of God’s glory.