What does contentment means? How do be contented? Contentment is derived from a Greek word that means to be self-sufficient or independent. It is an inner sense of rest or peace that comes from being right with God and knowing that He is in control of all that happens to us. It is having our focus on the kingdom of God and serving Him, not on the love of money and other things.
The secret for contentment in every situation is to focus on the Lord on His Sovereignty, as Savior, and as the Sufficient One. Contentment comes from focusing on the Lord as the Sovereign One to whom we must submit. It also comes from focusing on the Lord as the Savior whom we must serve. And, it comes from focusing on the Lord as the Sufficient One to whom we must trust with all of our hearts.
Learn to be contented with everything and in every circumstance. The secret of being contented is to be captivated by Christ. It is because He is everything. We can be complete in Christ. Once you trust in His Name, contentment will follow because you have nothing to worry about.