5939 satisfaction

5939 satisfaction

A state of contentment or fulfilment. Only God brings true satisfaction and Scripture advocates that believers should cultivate satisfaction in every situation. Jesus Christ’s atoning death was the unique means of satisfying the demands of the law.

Satisfaction of hunger and thirst

Literal Pr 6:30 See also Lev 26:26; Dt 14:29; Dt 26:12; Job 38:39-41; Ps 22:26; Ps 59:15; Ps 105:40; Ps 132:15; Ps 147:14; Ecc 6:7; Jer 31:25; Hos 13:6; Joel 2:19; Mic 6:14

Metaphorical Ps 104:13 See also Job 38:25-27; Isa 66:11; Jer 46:10; Jer 50:19

Satisfaction in one’s work

Ecc 3:13 See also Ecc 2:24; Ecc 5:18

Satisfaction with one’s situation

Heb 13:5 See also Lk 3:14; Php 4:10-13; 1Ti 6:6-8

Spiritual satisfaction

Found in God Ps 17:15 See also Ps 63:1-5; Ps 81:13-16; Ps 90:14; Pr 19:23; Isa 55:1-2; Lk 6:21; Jn 4:7-15

As a result of God’s good provision Ps 145:16 See also Dt 8:10; Dt 11:15; Ps 91:16; Ps 107:8-9; Isa 58:9-11

Jesus Christ satisfies the hungry Mt 14:15-20 pp Mk 6:35-44 pp Lk 9:12-17 See also Mt 15:32-37 pp Mk 8:2-8

Dissatisfaction

Riches do not bring satisfaction Ecc 5:10 See also Est 5:10-13; Ecc 4:8; Eze 7:19; Lk 12:13-21; 1Ti 6:7-10; Heb 13:5

Death is never satisfied Pr 27:20 See also Pr 30:15-16; Hab 2:5

Jesus Christ’s satisfaction of the demands of the law

2Co 5:21; Heb 7:26-28; Heb 9:11-14,25-10:10,12-14; 1Pe 3:18

See also

1330God, the provider
2321Christ as redeemer
2324Christ as Saviour
3215Holy Spirit & peace
5341hunger
5580thirst
5628work
5839dissatisfaction
5845emptiness
5874happiness
8808riches
8823self-righteousness

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