Christian Fellowship and Contentment in the Gospel
Passage: 1 Timothy 6:1–6:8
"Only the godly will be content - and all the contented will be godly."
1. Our relationship with Christ changes every earthly relationship – even the fellowship between a Christian slave and his master. This has a direct bearing on our contentment (1-2a).
2. Bad teaching produces bad living (2b-5).
3. Where is Christian contentment found (6-8)?
a) In having a proper perspective of birth and death.
b) In having food and clothing.