How To Be Quiet Within (By: Mike Riley)

The person who has learned to be content in what ever circumstances he finds himself, is the one who knows how to live at peace with himself (Phillippians 4:10-11). Such an individual is not upset because he does not win every contest. Rather, he finds satisfaction in playing the game simply for the joy of playing, not focusing on victory alone.Such a person has thought through his sense of godly values so that the fulfillment of his desires brings inner satisfaction and peace of mind rather than unrest and remorse (1 Timothy 6:6; cf. 1 Timothy 4:7-8) .True peace is as often found in resisting passions as in satisfying them (Colossians 3:1-15). The danger lies not so much in what we want, as in wanting something simply to satisfy an unworthy desire (James 4:1-4; cf.Psalm 66:18).The individual who is content with himself knows how to be quiet within. Let’s think about it!

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