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1 Timothy 6:6

But godliness actually is a means of great gain when accompanied by contentment.

Proverbs 30:8

Keep deception and lies far from me, Give me neither poverty nor riches; Feed me with the food that is my portion,

1 Corinthians 7:20

Each man must remain in that condition in which he was called.

Luke 3:14

Some soldiers were questioning him, saying, "And what about us, what shall we do?" And he said to them, "Do not take money from anyone by force, or accuse anyone falsely, and be content with your wages."

1 Timothy 6:8

If we have food and covering, with these we shall be content.

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Contentment » Contentment, the duty of

Luke 3:14

Some soldiers were questioning him, saying, "And what about us, what shall we do?" And he said to them, "Do not take money from anyone by force, or accuse anyone falsely, and be content with your wages."

Philippians 4:11

Not that I speak from want, for I have learned to be content in whatever circumstances I am.

Proverbs 15:16

Better is a little with the fear of the LORD Than great treasure and turmoil with it.

1 Timothy 6:6

But godliness actually is a means of great gain when accompanied by contentment.

More verses: 1 Timothy 6:8

Contentment » Being content with what you have

Luke 3:14

Some soldiers were questioning him, saying, "And what about us, what shall we do?" And he said to them, "Do not take money from anyone by force, or accuse anyone falsely, and be content with your wages."

1 Timothy 6:7-8

For we have brought nothing into the world, so we cannot take anything out of it either. If we have food and covering, with these we shall be content.

Contentment » The wicked want

Contentment » With Godliness is great gain

1 Timothy 6:6

But godliness actually is a means of great gain when accompanied by contentment.

Contentment » Exemplified » Paul

Philippians 4:11-12

Not that I speak from want, for I have learned to be content in whatever circumstances I am. I know how to get along with humble means, and I also know how to live in prosperity; in any and every circumstance I have learned the secret of being filled and going hungry, both of having abundance and suffering need.

Contentment » Saints should exhibit » In their respective callings

1 Corinthians 7:20

Each man must remain in that condition in which he was called.

Contentment » Exemplified » Barzillai

2 Samuel 19:33-37

The king said to Barzillai, "You cross over with me and I will sustain you in Jerusalem with me." But Barzillai said to the king, "How long have I yet to live, that I should go up with the king to Jerusalem? "I am now eighty years old Can I distinguish between good and bad? Or can your servant taste what I eat or what I drink? Or can I hear anymore the voice of singing men and women? Why then should your servant be an added burden to my lord the king? read more.
"Your servant would merely cross over the Jordan with the king. Why should the king compensate me with this reward? "Please let your servant return, that I may die in my own city near the grave of my father and my mother. However, here is your servant Chimham, let him cross over with my lord the king, and do for him what is good in your sight."

Contentment » Exemplified » Agur

Proverbs 30:8-9

Keep deception and lies far from me, Give me neither poverty nor riches; Feed me with the food that is my portion, That I not be full and deny You and say, "Who is the LORD?" Or that I not be in want and steal, And profane the name of my God.

Contentment » Saints should exhibit » With food and raiment

1 Timothy 6:8

If we have food and covering, with these we shall be content.

Contentment » Godliness with contentment

1 Timothy 6:6

But godliness actually is a means of great gain when accompanied by contentment.

Contentment » Saints should exhibit » With what things they have

Contentment » Instances of » Barzillai, in refusing to go with david to jerusalem

2 Samuel 19:33-37

The king said to Barzillai, "You cross over with me and I will sustain you in Jerusalem with me." But Barzillai said to the king, "How long have I yet to live, that I should go up with the king to Jerusalem? "I am now eighty years old Can I distinguish between good and bad? Or can your servant taste what I eat or what I drink? Or can I hear anymore the voice of singing men and women? Why then should your servant be an added burden to my lord the king? read more.
"Your servant would merely cross over the Jordan with the king. Why should the king compensate me with this reward? "Please let your servant return, that I may die in my own city near the grave of my father and my mother. However, here is your servant Chimham, let him cross over with my lord the king, and do for him what is good in your sight."

Contentment » Exemplified » Shunammite

2 Kings 4:13

He said to him, "Say now to her, 'Behold, you have been careful for us with all this care; what can I do for you? Would you be spoken for to the king or to the captain of the army?'" And she answered, "I live among my own people."

Contentment » God's promises should lead to

Contentment » Exemplified » David

Psalm 16:6

The lines have fallen to me in pleasant places; Indeed, my heritage is beautiful to me.

Contentment » Saints should exhibit » With appointed wages

Luke 3:14

Some soldiers were questioning him, saying, "And what about us, what shall we do?" And he said to them, "Do not take money from anyone by force, or accuse anyone falsely, and be content with your wages."

Contentment » Instances of » The shunammite, in refusing to make a request of elisha

2 Kings 4:13

He said to him, "Say now to her, 'Behold, you have been careful for us with all this care; what can I do for you? Would you be spoken for to the king or to the captain of the army?'" And she answered, "I live among my own people."

Contentment » Instances of » Esau, in refusing jacob's present

Genesis 33:9

But Esau said, "I have plenty, my brother; let what you have be your own."



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