Contentment is a tricky word. For some people, the connotations of contentment include a fatalistic “settling” for what is and giving up on anything else or anything better. I hasten to point out, this is not what is meant by contentment, especially not when Paul uses it in 2 Timothy. Contentment isn’t settling for what […]
Why ask why?
Asking questions seems to be fundamental to the human experience. I seem to recall my developmental psychology professor telling the class pre-schoolers can ask more than four hundred “Why” questions a day; a statistic I can easily believe. Being asked questions can be irritating but it can also be illuminating. When someone asks you why […]
An age old question
Okay, this might not be a real “age old question” but it is a question that is asked frequently and has been for a long time, namely, is contentment “settling”? That three word question is the sermon title for these sermons and it springs from our Epistle lesson for today, 1 Timothy 6:6-19, feel free […]