2 – Choose Contentment
Thinking about what I’ve learned from the past, where I am right now, and my future dreams, what is the wise thing for me to do?
You’re going to have to let go of the good to grab a hold of the better.
It’s better to have less of what doesn’t matter and more of what does.
“Better to have one handful with quietness than two handfuls with hard work and chasing the wind.” – Ecclesiastes 4:6
“Then he said, “Beware! Guard against every kind of greed. Life is not measured by how much you own.” – Luke 12:15
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1 – Trapped by Possessions
Key Scripture: “Pay careful attention to your own work, for then you will get the satisfaction of a job well done, and you won’t need to compare yourself to anyone else. For we are each responsible for our own conduct.” – Galatians 6:4-5
There is no win in comparison.
If you look in the wrong direction, it will lead you in the wrong direction.
“Then I observed that most people are motivated to success because they envy their neighbors. But this, too, is meaningless—like chasing the wind.” – Ecclesiastes 4:4
“Then someone called from the crowd, “Teacher, please tell my brother to divide our father’s estate with me.” Jesus replied, “Friend, who made me a judge over you to decide such things as that?” Then he said, “Beware!… Read the rest
6 – Live it Up – YOLO!
Key Scripture: Jeremiah 29:13, “You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.”
God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him.
“LORD, remind me how brief my time on earth will be. Remind me that my days are numbered, and that my life is fleeing away. My life is no longer than the width of my hand. An entire lifetime is just a moment to you; human existence is but a breath.” – Psalm 39:4-5
“Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal.… Read the rest
2 – Hunting Gold
Key Scripture: “You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.” – Jeremiah 29:13
“God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him.” – John Piper
“Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moth and rust do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” – Matthew 6:19-21
“But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.” – Matthew 6:33
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