• Cultivating Contentment Media Resource by

    Having a robust knowledge of contentment is beneficial only insofar as we know how to cultivate it in our lives. It is a good thing to learn about these truths, but these truths go hand in hand with learning how to cultivate contentment in our own lives. So how do we do this? In this lesson, Melissa Kruger concludes her series on contentment by giving practical ways to apply what has been taught to cultivate contentment. View Resource

  • Defining Contentment Media Resource by

    Philippians 4:11-13

    In order to gain contentment, believers must not only understand what it is but also what it is not. Through the help of Scripture, specifically the writings of the Apostle Paul, Christians are able to understand contentment and be encouraged on how to achieve it in their own lives. In this lesson, Melissa Kruger explains four characteristics of contentment, what contentment is not, and how to take heart through failure and hardship. View Resource

  • The Enemy of Contentment Media Resource by

    Deuteronomy 5:21

    Not only is it important to understand what contentment is and what it looks like, but it is also important to understand contentment’s enemy. In this lesson, Melissa Kruger explores the sin of covetousness, how it threatens our contentment, and how we can recognize it in our own hearts. Covetousness is not a minor sin. It is one of the Ten Commandments and a great enemy of our contentment. View Resource

  • An Example of Contentment Media Resource by

    Luke 4:1-13

    As we strive to find biblical contentment, there are many examples to look to in Scripture, but Jesus is the only perfect example. Jesus is our one unblemished example of contentment. In this lesson, the temptation of Jesus in the wilderness is highlighted to give believers hope for how to overcome temptations and discontentment. It was His perfect contentment that led to His perfect obedience. View Resource

  • Patterns of Discontentment Media Resource by

    Genesis 3:1-7

    The sin of discontentment follows a discernable pattern. We see this pattern throughout Scripture and in our own lives. In this session, Melissa Kruger explains through the stories of Eve and Achan how discontentment follows the pattern of seeing, coveting, taking, and hiding. She also explains how to break the pattern of discontentment before it starts. View Resource

  • The Source of Contentment Media Resource by

    Psalm 139

    God’s characteristics are the source of our contentment. The attributes and characteristics of God allow us to rest and trust in Him completely. He is worthy of our hope and trust because of who He is. Our God is omniscient, omnipresent, omnipo-tent, self-sufficient, good, and just. In this lesson, Melissa Kruger discusses how the attributes and characteristics of God are the reason for and foundation of Christian contentment. View Resource

  • What Causes Discontentment? Media Resource by

    What goes on in our hearts that causes us to be discontent? Why do we, as believers, struggle with discontentment? When we bring to light the sinful thoughts and desires of our hearts, it is easier to answer these questions, repent to the Lord, pray, and strive for change. In this lesson, we will study three sins that source our discontentment and how to overcome them. View Resource

  • Biblical Contentment Media Resource by

    Jeremiah 17:7-8

    Contentment is not a new longing. It has been desired and written about throughout history. Time and again, Scripture encourages believers to take heart through their circumstances and find contentment in the Lord. But what are the qualities of such a contentment and why is contentment important for believers today? In this lesson, Melissa Kruger explores what true contentment is and why it is important for us to study the topic of biblical contentment. View Resource