Wednesday, 2 October 2013
Welcome. Or welcome back to Feasting on Christ. You’ve come to the right place.
This is a blog for anyone whose soul is hungry and who has grown tired of trying to feed on the fast food of social media, the junk food of consumer culture, or the fad diet of how to be a better me. It’s a blog for:
- those who sometimes aren’t sure what they’re hungry for.
- those who often don’t know where to find food.
- those who can’t always figure out how to whip up a meal.
That’s me. I’m often like a cranky child who’s hungry and doesn’t know it. Instead I pick fights with my husband. Fidget with my smartphone. Or throw myself at my endless to-do list as if my life depended on it. What I don’t realize at the moment is that God knows. He knows I’m hungry. He made me that way so he could feed me.
The Father’s Feast
Now that it’s September you may be hoping to go to a fall Bible study. You’re looking forward to it after a summer off. You always mean to read your Bible during the summer, but it’s hard to be disciplined when you’re out of your routine. You need the structure. You need the accountability. You hope you can keep up with the assignments, but you figure you’ll do the best you can.
Now picture your heavenly Father waiting for you to come. He’s rolled up his sleeves and whipped up a feast. He can’t wait for you to get there. Dads love to take their kids out for treats. The messier their faces, the happier he is. It’s the size of their grins that delights him.
Our heavenly Father loves to feed us with Christ. He’s the feast. Every time we open our Bibles, the Father wants us to see Jesus, taste his grace, and hear the good news all over again. That news will never get old and that grace will never get run out because the riches of our Savior Jesus Christ are unsearchable.
You may look and search and weigh, but Christ is a greater Christ than you think him to be when your thoughts are at their greatest. Spurgeon
Whatever hunger you and I bring to him will be satisfied.
In this blog I want to help us enjoy the feast. I’ve put up some sample posts of studies I’ll be reposting later. Let me know if a particular one interests you. In the meantime watch for posts on:
- seeing Jesus
- tasting grace
- hearing good news
- how to feast!
Let’s get our faces messy together.