Sermons

Contentment Matters

January 21, 2024 Preacher: Ryan Brice Series: Church Matters

Passage: 1 Corinthians 7:17–24

Main Idea: Being fully content in Christ alone allows believers to faithfully endure any temporal life condition.

Contentment in Christ Is the Biblical Command for All Believers – v.17

  • Matthew 6:33

Contentment in Christ Requires a Reordering of What Believers Understand to Be Important – v.18-20

  • Galatians 3:27–29
  • 2 Corinthians 4:16–18
  • Philippians 4:11, 12
  • Matthew 5:6

Contentment in Christ Does Not Require Believers to Pass Up All Opportunities for Temporal Advancement – v.21

  • 1 Timothy 6:6–10
  • Hebrews 13:5

Contentment in Christ Reflects the Realities of the Gospel in the Believer’s Life – v.22-24

  • 2 Corinthians 12:9, 10

So What?

  • Do you find your contentment in Christ alone, or are you continually seeking satisfaction in earthly status that will surely pass away?
  • John 4:13, 14
  • Habakkuk 3:17, 18

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