45 Best Bible Verses About Contentment
Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment? Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much better than they?
(For after all these things do the Gentiles seek:) for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things. But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.
2 Corinthians 11:23-25
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. Of the Jews five times received I forty stripes save one. Thrice was I beaten with rods, once was I stoned, thrice I suffered shipwreck, a night and a day I have been in the deep;
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. I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.
Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.
1 Timothy 6:6-7
But godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out.
And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man’s life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.
2 Corinthians 12:10
Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ’s sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.
Trust in the LORD, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed. Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.
1 Timothy 6:10-11
For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows. But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.
Better is a little with righteousness than great revenues without right.
Better is the poor that walketh in his uprightness, than he that is perverse in his ways, though he be rich.
And also that every man should eat and drink, and enjoy the good of all his labour, it is the gift of God.
But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.
Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content.
1 Timothy 6:6
But godliness with contentment is great gain.
1 Corinthians 7:17
But as God hath distributed to every man, as the Lord hath called every one, so let him walk. And so ordain I in all churches.
1 Corinthians 7:24
Brethren, let every man, wherein he is called, therein abide with God.
I know that there is no good in them, but for a man to rejoice, and to do good in his life.
Better is an handful with quietness, than both the hands full with travail and vexation of spirit.
Better is the sight of the eyes than the wandering of the desire: this is also vanity and vexation of spirit.
Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee.
Hearken, my beloved brethren, Hath not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he hath promised to them that love him?
Ye lust, and have not: ye kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain: ye fight and war, yet ye have not, because ye ask not.
Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded.
If they obey and serve him, they shall spend their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasures.
And the soldiers likewise demanded of him, saying, And what shall we do? And he said unto them, Do violence to no man, neither accuse any falsely; and be content with your wages.
Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord hath made ruler over his household, to give them meat in due season?
Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.
Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment?
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.
But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.
The blessing of the LORD, it maketh rich, and he addeth no sorrow with it.
The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways: and a good man shall be satisfied from himself.
The fear of the LORD tendeth to life: and he that hath it shall abide satisfied; he shall not be visited with evil.
A faithful man shall abound with blessings: but he that maketh haste to be rich shall not be innocent.
He that is of a proud heart stirreth up strife: but he that putteth his trust in the LORD shall be made fat.
Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.
Remove far from me vanity and lies: give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me:
This is the day which the LORD hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.
Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence is fulness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore.
A Psalm of David. The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.
O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him.
A little that a righteous man hath is better than the riches of many wicked.
Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for him: fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way, because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass.
Cast thy burden upon the LORD, and he shall sustain thee: he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved.
For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost.