Contentment: Thanksgiving’s Secret Ingredient

Contentment: Thanksgiving’s Secret Ingredient
(Philippians 4:10-13)

I. Trust in the providence of God. (Philippians 4:10; 19; Genesis 45:4-8)
II. Learn to be content with what you already have. (Philippians 4:11; 1 Timothy 6:6; Luke 12:15)
III. Focus on the eternal perspective. (Philippians 4:11b-12; 2 Corinthian 4:17-18)
IV. Depend on Christ who strengthens you. (Philippians 4:13; John 15:5)

Application:
Take some time this week and think about all that you are thankful for. Make a list and then thank God for all your many blessings!

 

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