We see Christians hungering for many things: power, authority, success, comfort, happiness - but how many hunger and thirst for righteousness? 
It is good to remember that Jesus said this in a day and to a culture that really knew what it was to be hungry and thirsty. Modern man - at least in the western world - is often so distant from the basic needs of hunger and thirst that they also find it difficult to hunger and thirst after righteousness. "'Alas!' says he, 'it is not enough for me to know that my sin is forgiven. I have a fountain of sin within my heart, and bitter waters continually flow from it. Oh, that my nature could be changed, so that I, the lover of sin, could be made a lover of that which is good; that I, now full of evil, could become full of holiness!'" (Spurgeon)
Jesus promised to fill this hungry one; to fill them with as much as they could eat. This is a strange filling that both satisfies us and keeps us longing for more. #Jesus #hunger #thirst #righteousness #filled
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  • geekychristianWe see Christians hungering for many things: power, authority, success, comfort, happiness - but how many hunger and thirst for righteousness?
    It is good to remember that Jesus said this in a day and to a culture that really knew what it was to be hungry and thirsty. Modern man - at least in the western world - is often so distant from the basic needs of hunger and thirst that they also find it difficult to hunger and thirst after righteousness. "'Alas!' says he, 'it is not enough for me to know that my sin is forgiven. I have a fountain of sin within my heart, and bitter waters continually flow from it. Oh, that my nature could be changed, so that I, the lover of sin, could be made a lover of that which is good; that I, now full of evil, could become full of holiness!'" (Spurgeon)
    Jesus promised to fill this hungry one; to fill them with as much as they could eat. This is a strange filling that both satisfies us and keeps us longing for more. #Jesus #hunger #thirst #righteousness #filled

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  • adorethesquidlettesSo true, I want what only our Saviour would have us walk! ☺️
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