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GODLINESS WITH CONTENTMENT
But godliness with contentment is great gain,
for we brought nothing into the world, and we cannot take anything out of the world.
(1 Timothy 6:6, ESV)
T H I S W E E K ' S D I S C U S S I O N
As we come to Paul’s teaching about "godliness with contentment," it appears this is part of a longer discussion on individual and collective worship, discipleship, and witness. Looking backward and ahead from this week’s passage, it seems Paul’s warning about "the love of money" stems from the Holy Spirit’s warning that some followers would deny Christ because of their devotion to "deceitful spirits and teachings of demons" (1 Timothy 4:1). Do we teach and practice godliness with contentment as Paul did?