"The Lord is my shepherd; I have everything I need,” (Psalm 23:1).
As intellectual beings we are constantly pushing ourselves to a higher level of existence. It is our natural way. The process begins when we are children, and for some of us, it will not end until the day we die. We want to be smarter, to be wealthier, to have more or better possessions, to have big homes, and fancier cars etc. What ever our desires may be, no matter if it is big or small, simple or complex, we are all on the same constant and never ending path of seeking for the higher level of existence.
We work hard in our pursuit and sometimes we also pray hard for God’s help. When God’s answers are ‘yes’, faith, trust, and worship of the Lord comes very easily to us. But what if God says ‘no’, not ‘maybe later’ or ‘I’ll see’, just a flat out ‘no’? What if God says, ‘I’ve given you my love, blessing, and grace and that is enough.’ What would we say then? How would we be then? Can we still be faithful to the Lord? Can we still have trust in Him? Will we still want to worship Him?
Can we be content?
Content: noun; a state of the heart in which one is at peace even though God would give nothing more than what he has already given.