This coming Sunday, we conclude our study of Paul's letter to the church in Philippi. Previously we learned about being Confident in Christ, Living in Christ, One in Christ, Obedient in Christ, Righteousness in Christ, Transformed in Christ, Joy- Filled in Christ. Today's message is, "Content in Christ." With all of those ways of being "in Christ" how can one not be content in Christ?
Can you be unhappy and still be content without passive resignation that your situation "is what it is?"
Growing in contentment is not about feelings, it’s about faith. It’s not about what we do, it’s about how we think. What we know, what we practice, and what we prioritize shows up very clearly in our attitude towards what we are going through.
Paul writes, “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” and " And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus." Let's explore what Paul means by those versus.