Posts tagged with ‘Contentment’

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1/23/20 THE GOOD LIFE IS FOUND IN THE GOOD SHEPHERD

by Barry Lovett

“Beware of covetousness, for one’s life does not consist in the abundance of the things he possesses.” Luke 12:15. The sooner we get over the illusion that more stuff means more happiness, the better off we will be.  And then the more able we will be to find the peace and happiness of the true “good […]

9/27/19 LIVING ONLY FOR TEMPORAL GAIN IS SURE TO BRING ETERNAL LOSS

by Barry Lovett

“What will it profit a man if he gains the whole world, and loses his own soul?” Mark 8:36. Many people today are willing to exchange their eternal souls for the pleasures of this world, which bring only temporal satisfaction.  Some hold on to a bad habit or are enamored by a pet sin they don’t […]

6/18/19 PUTTING CHRIST FIRST BRINGS SATISFACTION THAT WILL LAST

by Barry Lovett

“The eye is not satisfied with seeing, nor the ear filled with hearing.”  Ecclesiastes 1:8. The world in which we live has many things that appeal to us.  Apart from what is sinful, we can and should enjoy its pleasures.  But these pursuits do not bring full and lasting satisfaction. In fact, people who live only for self-gratifications, no […]

6/5/19 JUST AS OUR BODY NEEDS DAILY FOOD, SO DOES OUR SPIRIT

by Barry Lovett

“My God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus.”  Philippians 4:19. We have only a few truly essential “needs”, but when it comes to “wants”, there seems to be no limit.  The bread of lifeand the living waterof God’s truth are needs we often overlook. The vague dissatisfaction so many people experience […]