As Christians, we know better: true happiness will never consist of things. Contentment will never be found through satisfying the desires of this life. But a culture that begs us to buy, buy, buy in an effort to make ourselves "better" does not leave us better off in any real sense-or ultimately satisfied. This study will discuss what's wrong with this picture.
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SCRIPTURE: Psalm 90:14-17; 103; Proverbs 15:16-17; 16:8; Ecclesiastes 4:6; Isaiah 55:1-2, 6; Matthew 6:25-34; Romans 8:5-6; Philippians 4:10-13; 1 Timothy 6:6-11; Hebrews 13:5-6; James 5:1-8
• Identify the Current Issue
• Discover the Eternal Principles
-Teaching point one: Scripture clearly defines contentment.
-Teaching point two: We will experience discontent.
-Teaching point three: We don't need "riches" to be content.
ARTICLE FROM CHRISTIANITY TODAY
• Happy Meal Spirituality, by John Ortberg (May 1993)
Total number of pages - 10