Proverbs 27:7 The full soul loatheth an honeycomb; but to the hungry soul every bitter thing is sweet.
There are many that come to church today and are no longer hungry. They have been filled with the ways of the world and have no room left for the Lord.
This is why it is so easy to be distracted.
What is causing people to come to Church without a desire to be fed spiritually?
- They are filling their soul with the ways of the world
Luke 6:25 Woe unto you that are full! for ye shall hunger. Woe unto you that laugh now! for ye shall mourn and weep.
Proverbs 1:31 Therefore shall they eat of the fruit of their own way, and be filled with their own devices.
- What you are eating does not satisfy
Proverbs 19:15 Slothfulness casteth into a deep sleep; and an idle soul shall suffer hunger.
Proverbs 27:20 Hell and destruction are never full; so the eyes of man are never satisfied.
- We need to be filled with the bread of life
Matthew 5:6 Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.
John 6:35 And Jesus said unto them, I am the bread of life: he that cometh to me shall never hunger; and he that believeth on me shall never thirst.
- We need to be filled with the Word of God
Deuteronomy 8:3 And he humbled thee, and suffered thee to hunger, and fed thee with manna, which thou knewest not, neither did thy fathers know; that he might make thee know that man doth not live by bread only, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of the LORD doth man live.
Job 23:12 Neither have I gone back from the commandment of his lips; I have esteemed the words of his mouth more than my necessary food.