Once we have accepted Jesus Christ as our Savior and Lord, we have begun an eternal relationship with the Lord. Having a relationship with Jesus, our Savior, is the greatest blessing and gain (profit, benefit, advantage) anyone can ever have. Hallelujah!
But godliness with contentment is great gain. (1 Tim 6:6 NIV) Living a holy life (godliness) with peace in our hearts (contentment) is a wonderful blessing.
Let your conduct be without covetousness; be content with such things as you have. For He Himself has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.” (Heb 13:5) Jesus, our living Lord, will never leave us nor reject us. The Word instructs us to be content with such a supernatural blessing as this, as well as all of the other blessings that Jesus has purchased for us.
For bodily exercise profits a little, but godliness is profitable for all things, having promise of the life that now is and of that which is to come. (1 Tim 4:8) Godliness (righteousness, holiness) is necessary and beneficial for this life as well as for all eternity.
Better is a little with the fear of the Lord, than great treasure with trouble. (Pro 15:16) It is better to have a small amount in this life along with awe-inspired respect for our Lord, than to have what the world considers to be “great treasure” because such things are accompanied by anxieties and dangers, and temptations to turn away from our faith in our Savior.
For the Lord God is a sun and shield; the Lord will give grace and glory; no good thing will He withhold from those who walk uprightly. (Ps 84:11) The Lord does not deny ANY GOOD THING to His followers, His obedient ones who live in holiness. The greatest wealth that anyone can ever have is a deep and abiding relationship with our Savior, Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory.
Every blessing, every benefit, and every advance is a gift that flows from His loving heart. Thank God for His blessings today, friends!