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Bible Study Topic: Contentment

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The boundary lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; surely I have a delightful inheritance.
Psalms 16:6
 
Be still before the LORD and wait patiently for him; do not fret when men succeed in their ways, when they carry out their wicked schemes.
Psalms 37:7
 
The faithless will be fully repaid for their ways, and the good man rewarded for his.
Proverbs 14:14
 
A happy heart makes the face cheerful, but heartache crushes the spirit.
Proverbs 15:13
 
All the days of the oppressed are wretched, but the cheerful heart has a continual feast.
Proverbs 15:15
 
A cheerful look brings joy to the heart, and good news gives health to the bones.
Proverbs 15:30
 
Better a little with righteousness than much gain with injustice.
Proverbs 16:8
 
Better a dry crust with peace and quiet than a house full of feasting, with strife.
Proverbs 17:1
 
A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.
Proverbs 17:22
 
Keep falsehood and lies far from me; give me neither poverty nor riches, but give me only my daily bread.
Proverbs 30:8
 
A man can do nothing better than to eat and drink and find satisfaction in his work. This too, I see, is from the hand of God,
Ecclesiastes 2:24
 
I know that there is nothing better for men than to be happy and do good while they live.
That everyone may eat and drink, and find satisfaction in all his toil,this is the gift of God.
Ecclesiastes 3:12-13
 
Better one handful with tranquillity than two handfuls with toil and chasing after the wind.
Ecclesiastes 4:6
 
The sleep of a laborer is sweet, whether he eats little or much, but the abundance of a rich man permits him no sleep.
Ecclesiastes 5:12
 
Better what the eye sees than the roving of the appetite. This too is meaningless, a chasing after the wind.
Ecclesiastes 6:9
 
So I commend the enjoyment of life, because nothing is better for a man under the sun than to eat and drink and be glad. Then joy will accompany him in his work all the days of the life God has given him under the sun.
Ecclesiastes 8:15
 
Go, eat your food with gladness, and drink your wine with a joyful heart, for it is now that God favors what you do.
Always be clothed in white, and always anoint your head with oil.
Enjoy life with your wife, whom you love, all the days of this meaningless life that God has given you under the sun, all your meaningless days. For this is your lot in life and in your toilsome labor under the sun.
Ecclesiastes 9:7-9
 
Then some soldiers asked him, "And what should we do?" He replied, "Don't extort money and don't accuse people falsely,be content with your pay."
Luke 3:14
 
Nevertheless, each one should retain the place in life that the Lord assigned to him and to which God has called him. This is the rule I lay down in all the churches.
1 Corinthians 7:17
 
Each one should remain in the situation which he was in when God called him.
Were you a slave when you were called? Don't let it trouble you,although if you can gain your freedom, do so.
1 Corinthians 7:20-21
 
Brothers, each man, as responsible to God, should remain in the situation God called him to.
1 Corinthians 7:24
 
Let us not become conceited, provoking and envying each other.
Galatians 5:26
 
I am not saying this because I am in need, for I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances.
I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want.
Philippians 4:11-12
 
But godliness with contentment is great gain.
For we brought nothing into the world, and we can take nothing out of it.
But if we have food and clothing, we will be content with that.
1 Timothy 6:6-8
 
Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, "Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you."
Hebrews 13:5
 
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