It is quite rare to see a person who truly hungers and thirsts after God's way, but this is the kind of desire God wants us to have.
Martin Collins, recounting some of the famines which have devastated populations in history, emphasizes that God alone is the source for all resources of life. Physical hunger and thirst provide important types (or emblems) of the kind of desire one must cultivate for spiritual resources, realizing that man cannot live by bread …
We all have hungers, from a desire for certain foods to a yearning for success. Jesus teaches that we are blessed when we hunger for righteousness.
As we look at the insanity around us, we need to remember that our citizenship is in heaven. We cannot allow pride to draw us into the controversy before us.
A major key to our spiritual survival is the control, regulation, and re-direction of our appetites from what is not good for us to what is good for us.
Four distinct Old Testament Messianic prophecies were fulfilled by Christ's death and cited by the Apostle John.
John Ritenbaugh warns that human nature is hostile to change, even when it is confirmed to be in the wrong. In the matter of godly standards for dress (as in any other aspect of God's teaching), we must adopt the humble, childlike, sincere, unassuming, unpretentious, and teachable attitude, loving God intimately, denying …
The Parable of the Rich Fool illustrates that, when one has all the material possessions he could want, he may still not be rich toward God.