|Staying in the Word|
Chapter Four, Lesson Two
LEARNING TO BE CONTENT Philippians 4:8-13 Print this Bible Study
** How has your week gone in your effort to be "Living in Harmony" with your fellow saints? We learned together last week four steps which Paul gave to us that were designed to help us preserve the unity of the Spirit. Do you recall what they were?
** As we draw even closer to the end of this marvelous epistle, let's consider a rather self-examining question. "Am I content?" - What part does contentment play in my Christian growth? How do I obtain it and where do I use it?
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Learning to be Content
V. 8 ** Paul now directs our mind away from disunity to a list of six characteristics that make up the Christian lifestyle. Let's look at each one briefly so that we will be set to follow his thinking into the remainder of our passage.