4 Keys to
happy, agreeable, appeased, at ease, can't complain, comfortable, complacent, contented, fat dumb and happy, fulfilled, gratified, pleased as punch, satisfied, smug, tickled pink, willing contentment, ease, gratification, peace, peace of mind, pleasure, satisfaction depressed, disagreeable, discontent, dissatisfied, disturbed, needy, unhappy, upset, wanting discontent, displeasure, uncomfortableness, unhappiness
Php 4:10 ¶ But I rejoiced in the Lord greatly
Pr 16:9 ¶ A man's heart deviseth his way: but the LORD directeth his steps.
Joseph and his brothers
Ge 50:20 But as for you, ye thought evil against me; but God meant it unto good, to bring to pass, as it is this day, to save much people alive.
Php 4:11 Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content.
Learn to differentiate between necessities and desires
Php 4:12 I know both how to be abased, and I know how to abound: every where and in all things I am instructed both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need.
Col 3:14 And above all these things put on charity, which is the bond of perfectness.
2Co 11:23 Are they ministers of Christ? (I
speak as a fool) I am more; in labours more abundant, in stripes
above measure, in prisons more frequent, in deaths oft.
Php 4:13 I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.
It may take time
Isa 40:31 But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.
It will be alright later
I Thes 4:13-16
God's Grace is sufficient
2 Cor 12:7-10
God will see you through
Eph 3:13 Wherefore I desire that ye faint not at my tribulations for you, which is your glory.
God will see you through
Php 4:17 Not because I desire a gift: but I desire fruit that may abound to your account.
Putting others first, always pays.
Pr 22:9 ¶ He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed; for he giveth of his bread to the poor.
Pr 28:27 ¶ He that giveth unto the poor shall not lack: but he that hideth his eyes shall have many a curse.
Lu 6:38 Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again.
2Co 9:6 ¶ But this I say, He which soweth sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he which soweth bountifully shall reap also bountifully.
James Leinneweber, Pastor