Joe Quatrone, Jr.

Philippians 4.13 (2)In these verses, Paul names three wonderful spiritual resources that make us adequate and give us contentment. In Part 1, we saw the first resource: the overruling providence of God. Today, we will look at the next two spiritual resources.

The Unfailing Power of God (Phil. 4:11–13)

Not that I speak from want, for I have learned to be content in whatever circumstances I am. I know how to get along with humble means, and I also know how to live in prosperity; in any and every circumstance I have learned the secret of being filled and going hungry, both of having abundance and suffering need. I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.

Paul is quick to let his friends know he is not complaining! His happiness does not depend on circumstances or things; his joy comes from something deeper, something apart from either…

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