Scriptures on Being Content
Are you content with your life right now? God gives Christians direction through the Bible and like many topics, the Bible gives much direction on contentment. Paul stated he had learned to be content in every situation and that was quite a profound statement considering the situations Paul had been in. Read through these Bible Verses about Contentment and ask God to help you in this area. Feel free to use this Bible Study about being content for a devotional, small group study, or Sunday school class. Please add any other of your favorite Bible Verses about contentment to the comments below to make this a better study for those that find it.
10 Memorable Bible Verses About Contentment
#1 Godliness plus contentment equals gain
But godliness actually is a means of great gain, when accompanied by contentment. For we have brought nothing into the world, so we cannot take anything out of it either.
1 Timothy 6:6-7
#2 Content with your Wages
And 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.”
#3 A Tranquil Heart (Contentment)
A tranquil heart is life to the body, But passion is rottenness to the bones.
#4 Vanity & Contentment
And all that my eyes desired I did not refuse them. I did not withhold my heart from any pleasure, for my heart was pleased because of all my labor and this was my reward for all my labor. Thus I considered all my activities which my hands had done and the labor which I had exerted, and behold all was vanity and striving after wind and there was no profit under the sun.
#5 Beware of Greed
And He said to them, “Beware, and be on your guard against every form of greed; for not even when one has an abundance does his life consist of his possessions.”
If they obey and serve him, they shall spend their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasures.
Job 36:11 ( KJV)
#7 God is with you!
“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous! Do not tremble or be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.”
#8 Be content with what you have
Let your character be free from the love of money, being content with what you have; for He Himself has said, “I will never desert you, nor will I ever forsake you,”
#9 In every Circumstance
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.
#10 Do not grumble and complain
Do all things without grumbling or disputing;
I pray these Bible Verses on contentment were helpful to you today.
Sources: New American Standard Bible
Always, for God’s glory and our joy in Him!