Being Content When Life is Disappointing | Ep. 24

Being Content When Life is Disappointing | Ep. 24

Episode 24

On today’s episode, we talk about the reality that life is full of disappointments and unmet expectations. We understand that dealing with them can be incredibly difficult. Sometimes, we can feel absolutely devastated by unmet expectations. But then we read God’s Word that tells us to “be content with what you have” (Hebrews 13:5). How do we reconcile the two? How can we be content when life is disappointing and not how we had hoped it would be? God gives us the secret to contentment no matter what our circumstances in His Word. He is good and faithful and doesn’t command us to “be content” without giving us the grace and means to walk it out. We hope this conversation is encouraging and brings you gospel truth and hope no matter what life season or circumstances you are facing today!

Resources mentioned in this episode:

Suggested Scripture to memorize:

Satisfaction in God

  • Psalm 90:14
  • Psalm 16:11
  • Psalm 34:8

Contentment in Hard circumstances

  • Philippians 4:12-13
  • Romans 8:28-29

Hope of Eternity

  • Revelation 21:1-4
  • 1 Peter 1:3-9
  • 2 Corinthians 4:16-18

Goodness of God

  • Psalm 86:15
  • Psalm 100

Scripture mentioned in this episode:

  • Philippians 4:11-13
  • Psalm 84:11
  • Genesis 3
  • Romans 8:19
  • Revelation 22:20
  • Hebrews 13:5
  • John 11
  • 1 Peter 5:7
  • 1 Thessalonians 5:18
  • Romans 5:3
  • Genesis 3:15
  • 2 Corinthians 12:9
  • Psalm 37:4
  • Philippians 2:13
  • John 15:10


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