I struggle with being content.

Struggling with contentment? Most of us are if we’re honest. I encourage you to read these words from my Greyson. I know him personally, and I can testify that God is doing a great work in his life. If you’re not following this blog, I encourage you to do so.

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A question I ask myself daily is, “If everything was taken away from, and all that was left was Jesus, would that be enough for me?” I ask myself that question because I struggle with being content. I say to myself, “If I had ______, then I would be content.” The problem with that statement though, I could have everything in the world, and still not be content. There is only one thing that can make me content, that can make me truly satisfied. Jesus.

Paul says this in Philippians, “Not that I am speaking of being in need, for I have learned in whatever situation I am to be content. I know how to be brought low, and I know how to abound. In any and every circumstance, I have learned the secret of facing plenty and hunger, abundance and need. I can do all things through him…

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2 thoughts on “I struggle with being content.

  1. The Psalmist said: Whom have I in Heaven but You? And there is none on earth I desire beside you.

    Peter when asked by Jesus if he would desert Him too responded where else would I go? You alone have the words of life.

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