'contentment' Tagged Posts

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Daily Devotions: September 26, 2019

September 26, 2020 For full passage click: 1 Timothy 6:6-12  … “for we brought nothing into the world, so that we can take nothing out of it; but if we have food and clothing, we will be content with these.” vss. 7-8 This little letter of pastoral instruction was written somewhere around the end of the first century and offers some bits of wisdom for people of faith. The writer maintains that there is “great gain in godliness combined with…

Daily Devotions: July 24, 2019

July 24, 2019  For full passage click: Psalm 138:6-8  …“The Lord will fulfill his purpose for me; your steadfast love, O Lord, endures forever. Do not forsake the work of your hands.” vs. 8 Many people wonder, and some worry about God’s plan and purpose for their lives. The worriers are concerned about the possibility that they’re missing something important, that God wants them to do something bold and heroic while they’ve been doing the routine and boring. They want…

Daily Devotions: November 6, 2018

November 6, 2018 1 Kings 17:13-16 …“She went and did as Elijah said, so that she as well as he and her household ate for many days.” vs. 15 It’s easy to say, “Don’t worry, God will provide,” but it’s a lot harder to live that way. We all know that sometimes people in our world starve to death. Sometimes people fall into bankruptcy and never recover. That’s just the way it is. So, while we may have some degree…

Daily Devotions: August 4, 2018

August 4, 2018 John 6: 24-29…“Do not work for the food that perishes, but for the food that endures for eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you. For it is on him that God the Father has set his seal.” vs. 27 Jesus was no fool. He knew that the crowds gathered at every stop because the people wanted something from him; mostly they were looking for healing but now they were also expecting to be fed.…