20 Bible Verses About Contentment

Not everyone is truly content with with his or her life. Often times we are unsatisfied 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.

And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus. | Philippians 4:19

A joyful heart makes a cheerful face, But when the heart is sad, the spirit is broken. | Proverbs 15:13

But godliness actually is a means of great gain when accompanied by contentment. | 1 Timothy 6:6

Better is a little with righteousness than great revenues with injustice. |  Proverbs 16:8

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 7:17

But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus. | Philippians 4:19
Better is the little of the righteous Than the abundance of many wicked. | Psalm 37:16

But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you. | Matthew 6:33

Each man must remain in that condition in which he was called. | 1 Corinthians 7:20

He who loves money will not be satisfied with money, nor he who loves abundance with its income. This too is vanity. | Ecclesiastes 5:10

If we have food and covering, with these we shall be content. | 1 Timothy 6:8

I know that there is nothing better for them than to rejoice and to do good in one’s lifetime. | Ecclesiastes 3:12

Keep deception and lies far from me, Give me neither poverty nor riches; Feed me with the food that is my portion. | Proverbs 30:8

Keep your life free from love of money, and be content with what you have, for he has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you. | Hebrews 13:5

Not that I speak from want, for I have learned to be content in whatever circumstances I am. | Philippians 4:11

Some soldiers were questioning him, saying, “And what about us, what shall we do?” And he said to them, “Do not take money from anyone by force, or accuse anyone falsely, and be content with your wages. | Luke 3:14

The fear of the LORD leads to life, So that one may sleep satisfied, untouched by evil. | Proverbs 19:23

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. | 2 Corinthians 12:10

Thou wilt keep [him] in perfect peace, [whose] mind [is] stayed [on thee]: because he trusteth in thee. | Isaiah 26:3

You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you. | Isaiah 26:3

Many of us are trying to fill a void of some kind in our lives, and unfortunately we try to fill that void with things that can’t satisfy. We look to fill the void with possessions or money, but we only end up wanting more.