Values to Live By: Contentment and Godliness
Yet true godliness with contentment is itself great wealth. – 1 Tim 6:6
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hard to be content these days. There are too many choices.
If you’re an Apple fan, the new iPhone 5 is about to come out this October. If you like food, I’m sure there’s a new restaurant nearby that you’re craving to try. If you like traveling, there’s always a SEAT SALE available only for a limited time.
There’s always more out there. There’s always something better coming out.
That’s why to be “content alone” is really hard to do these days.
BUT to have “contentment together with GODLINESS” – then that changes everything.
Your focus shift from “getting what you want” to asking “LORD, what do you want?”
And when you ask that question …
(1) That is when you receive wisdom.
(2) That is when breakthroughs happen.
The bible says “Godliness with contentment is itself great wealth” not because you are not getting anything, but because you are getting something much, much, much, more valuable –– God’s will for your life.