We live in a society chock full of opportunities to seek that which is supposed to satisfy us. From the seemingly meaningless to the more important in life, we have been accustomed to search out what is best for ourselves. On the surface, there is nothing inherently wrong with that, but there is a way to ensure the soul satisfaction we are looking for regardless of our circumstances. From a prison cell, Paul tells us his secret, and it’s one that is often misunderstood. But once we learn it, everything changes.
What is contentment?
Do you have trouble finding a balance between being content and solving the world’s problems it even your own? In what ways?
What does it mean to seek first God’s kingdom and his righteousness, practically?
Explain the difference between contentment and complacency, both in Paul’s life and your own.