Bible Study

Don’t just take our word for it . . . take His! We would encourage you to spend time examining the following Scriptures that shaped this sermon: Matthew 6.25-34; Philippians 4.10-12

Sermon Outline

  • What makes us discontent?
  • Who makes us content?
  • How do we grow in contentment?

Sermon Questions

  1. How do you define contentment?
  2. Are you generally content?
  3. What breeds discontentment in your life?
  4. What made Paul able to say that he has learned to be content in all circumstances?
  5. How do we learn contentment?
  6. What role does gratitude and thanksgiving play in Paul’s life of contentment?
  7. Is your life marked by gratitude?
  8. What role does the Holy Spirit play in producing contentment in your life?

Resources Consulted

The Bible Speaks Today: Matthew, Michael Green
New International Commentary on the New Testament: Matthew,
R.T. France
The Bible Speaks Today: J.A. Motyer
New International Commentary on the New Testament: Gordon Fee


Do you have a question about today’s sermon? Email Steve Wood (SWood@StAndrews.Church).

Audio & Video

You can listen to the sermon by using the player below or via the St Andrew’s Sermon Podcast on iTunes and Spotify.