It is staggering to think about , but it’s everywhere… The amount we , as a people , consume on a daily basis. I’m not just relegating this to food ,although it certainly lends itself to that and Americas obesity issues – but just in general , we as a people can’t seem to find contentment until we are literally busting at the seams…and to our dismay – still unfulfilled.
My first reaction, like most would be , is disgust…this graduates to irritation and then the most common reaction – Apathy , the unwillingness to care…But with apathy also comes silence , and in that silence I hear something else…however faint , I hear a cry for SOMETHING.. So my apathy changes to sympathy , and then to interest… This then graduates to caring and now I AM ALL IN..
So I listen harder…
In the feeding of our over active appetite to fill ourselves , we completely ignore that real problem – We just can’t seem to ever be really FULL – … But why ?… Why can’t we be filled by all this stuff? Why do we constantly crave and consume MORE and still wind up EMPTY?
…and THAT’S what I hear.. I silent cry of “why?”.. “Why do I have everything my heart desires and yet I am STILL so unhappy”..
Maybe , your heart is desiring the wrong things? Maybe , YOUR conscience is trying to tell you something that YOU don’t want to hear? Maybe , just maybe … you KNOW what is right,but are not willing to do it because of what it will COST you????
Speaking from personal experience – NOTHING will cost you MORE in your life than SELFISHNESS.. I can’t think of ONE good thing that the sin of selfishness EVER brought me – not ONE thing…
Don’t allow another moment to be stolen from you – break the cycle…
Empty yourself of YOURSELF …and fill it with the ONLY thing that wont leave you EMPTY.. ,but still desiring MORE of it –
The LOVE of GOD..
Mathew 5:6 says “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.” …
Only in Christ will you ever be full…Only in Christ will you ever be satisfied… – Because only in Christ can you be truly Justified and Sanctified (1 Corinthians 6:11)
The Lord beckons you all to come and be filled … won’t you?
If not , WHY NOT?
The invitation to study the bible is still open.. 😉
read Hebrews 13:1-19