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13 Bible Verses about Contentment

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Philippians 4:11

Not that I speak as regards privation, for as to me I have learnt in those circumstances in which I am, to be satisfied in myself.

Ecclesiastes 3:12

I know that there is nothing good for them but to rejoice and to do well in their life;

Luke 3:14

And persons engaged in military service also asked him saying, And we, what should we do? And he said to them, Oppress no one, nor accuse falsely, and be satisfied with your pay.

1 Timothy 6:8

But having sustenance and covering, we will be content with these.

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Contentment » Contentment, the duty of

Luke 3:14

And persons engaged in military service also asked him saying, And we, what should we do? And he said to them, Oppress no one, nor accuse falsely, and be satisfied with your pay.

Philippians 4:11

Not that I speak as regards privation, for as to me I have learnt in those circumstances in which I am, to be satisfied in myself.

More verses: 1 Timothy 6:8

Contentment » Being content with what you have

Luke 3:14

And persons engaged in military service also asked him saying, And we, what should we do? And he said to them, Oppress no one, nor accuse falsely, and be satisfied with your pay.

1 Timothy 6:7-8

For we have brought nothing into the world: it is manifest that neither can we carry anything out. But having sustenance and covering, we will be content with these.

Contentment » The wicked want

Contentment » With Godliness is great gain

Contentment » Exemplified » Paul

Philippians 4:11-12

Not that I speak as regards privation, for as to me I have learnt in those circumstances in which I am, to be satisfied in myself. I know both how to be abased and I know how to abound. In everything and in all things I am initiated both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer privation.

Contentment » Saints should exhibit » In their respective callings

Contentment » Exemplified » Barzillai

2 Samuel 19:33-37

And the king said to Barzillai, Pass thou over with me, and I will maintain thee with me in Jerusalem. And Barzillai said to the king, How many are the days of the years of my life, that I should go up with the king to Jerusalem? I am this day eighty years old: can I discern between good and bad? can thy servant taste what I eat and what I drink? can I hear any more the voice of singing men and singing women? and why should thy servant be yet a burden to my lord the king? read more.
Thy servant will go a little way over the Jordan with the king; and why should the king recompense it to me with this reward? Let thy servant, I pray thee, turn back again, that I may die in mine own city, by the grave of my father and of my mother. But behold thy servant Chimham: let him go over with my lord the king; and do to him what seems good to thee.

Contentment » Exemplified » Agur

Proverbs 30:8-9

Remove far from me vanity and lies; give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with the bread of my daily need: lest I be full and deny thee, and say, Who is Jehovah? or lest I be poor and steal, and outrage the name of my God.

Contentment » Saints should exhibit » With food and raiment

1 Timothy 6:8

But having sustenance and covering, we will be content with these.

Contentment » Godliness with 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

And the king said to Barzillai, Pass thou over with me, and I will maintain thee with me in Jerusalem. And Barzillai said to the king, How many are the days of the years of my life, that I should go up with the king to Jerusalem? I am this day eighty years old: can I discern between good and bad? can thy servant taste what I eat and what I drink? can I hear any more the voice of singing men and singing women? and why should thy servant be yet a burden to my lord the king? read more.
Thy servant will go a little way over the Jordan with the king; and why should the king recompense it to me with this reward? Let thy servant, I pray thee, turn back again, that I may die in mine own city, by the grave of my father and of my mother. But behold thy servant Chimham: let him go over with my lord the king; and do to him what seems good to thee.

Contentment » Exemplified » Shunammite

2 Kings 4:13

And he said to him, Say now to her, Behold, thou hast been careful for us with all this care; what is to be done for thee? wouldest thou be spoken for to the king, or to the captain of the host? And she said, I dwell among mine own people.

Contentment » God's promises should lead to

Contentment » Exemplified » David

Psalm 16:6

The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant places; yea, I have a goodly heritage.

Contentment » Saints should exhibit » With appointed wages

Luke 3:14

And persons engaged in military service also asked him saying, And we, what should we do? And he said to them, Oppress no one, nor accuse falsely, and be satisfied with your pay.

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

2 Kings 4:13

And he said to him, Say now to her, Behold, thou hast been careful for us with all this care; what is to be done for thee? wouldest thou be spoken for to the king, or to the captain of the host? And she said, I dwell among mine own people.

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

Genesis 33:9

And Esau said, I have enough, my brother; let what thou hast be thine.

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