Contentment Bible Verses: 13 Bible Verses about Contentment

Contentment Bible Verses:

Contentment Bible Verses: Not everyone is truly content with with his or her life. Often times we are unsatisfiedcontentment-bible-verses-300x240 and seek more for what we don’t have and who we are. Through scripture however, we are commanded to be content with all we have in life. Use these Bible verses to remind you not of you don’t have and who you are not, but of what you do have, who you are, and who you can be.

  1. Matthew 6:25-26

    25 “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? 26 Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they?
  2. Matthew 6:32-33

    32 For the pagans run after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them. 33 But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.
  3. 2 Corinthians 11:23-25

    23 Are they servants of Christ? (I am out of my mind to talk like this.) I am more. I have worked much harder, been in prison more frequently, been flogged more severely, and been exposed to death again and again. 24Five times I received from the Jews the forty lashes minus one. 25 Three times I was beaten with rods, once I was pelted with stones, three times I was shipwrecked, I spent a night and a day in the open sea,
  4. Philippians 4:12-13

    12 I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want. 13 I can do all this through him who gives me strength.
  5. Hebrews 13:5

    5 Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.”
  6. 1 Timothy 6:6-7

    6 But godliness with contentment is great gain. 7 For we brought nothing into the world, and we can take nothing out of it.
  7. Luke 12:15

    15 Then he said to them, “Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; life does not consist in an abundance of possessions.”
  8. 2 Corinthians 12:10

    10 That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.
  9. Psalm 37:3-4

    3 Trust in the LORD and do good; dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture. 4 Take delight in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart.
  10. 1 Timothy 6:10-11

    10 For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, eager for money, have wandered from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs. 11 But you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness.
  11. Proverbs 16:8

    8 Better a little with righteousness than much gain with injustice.
  12. Proverbs 28:6

    6 Better the poor whose walk is blameless than the rich whose ways are perverse.
  13. Ecclesiastes 3:13

    13 That each of them may eat and drink, and find satisfaction in all their toil—this is the gift of God.