We all want something…many somethings, in fact. Wanting and desiring is always going to be part of the human experience. So the question then is “whatchu want”? Let’s all admit it: our “wanter” is broken. We want things we shouldn’t want. We don’t want what we should and would be good for us to want. We are “wanter” challenged. Even in the best of us … Continue reading Devotionals For Leaders: Whatchu Want?
After this, Jesus, knowing that all was now finished, said (to fulfill the Scripture), “I thirst.” John 19:28 Thirsty? How ironic that the “Living Water” should thirst. Jesus has reached dehydration after hours of beating and enduring the heat of the day. Without anything to drink for many hours now, His parched lips and throat desire relief. Jesus musters the strength to deliver two words that … Continue reading Last Breath: Fatigue
Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be filled. —Matthew 5:6 Jesus’ word is quite clear that when we are hungry and thirsty for righteousness, we will be filled. But why aren’t more people hungry and thirsty for righteousness? Why aren’t more disciples pursuing God’s ways? I read this very interesting quote this morning:“The average Christian is so cold and … Continue reading Developing The Desire Of Discipleship