Strength to be content.

Timeless truths from Philippians 4:13.

A single statement taken out of context is very dangerous, especially when the statement is a powerful Bible verse! Many people will quote Philippians 4:13. It is an incredible verse. But how many know the context of the verse?

“I can do all things through Him who strengthens me” is in the context of contentment. It is having the strength to be content regardless of what we have or don’t have. The primary application of the verse is to learn contentment from drawing on the strength God gives you as you walk intimately with Him.

Most of the time when we quote this verse it has to do with having the strength to overcome something. Paul made this statement in the context of being content in whatever set of circumstances he faced. God’s strength will enable us to be satisfied in Him.

“I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.” Philippians‬ ‭4:13‬ ‭NASB‬‬

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