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Hungry Chapter 9: Cook

 Photo by Jason Briscoe on Unsplash  Cooking a meal is like telling a story. All the ingredients come together to produce the finished product.We all love a good story. At Bible study we talked about books and movies…
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Hungry Chapter 8: Prep

Photo by Caroline Attwood on Unsplash  Necessity is the mother of cooking.Wide awake in the middle of the night, I peeked at the clock. 3:30am. Hello jet lag.My husband was already up. "What's for breakfast?" he asked brightly…
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Hungry Chapter 7: Come

 Photo by Jon Tyson on Unsplash  What's the best answer for our hunger? God's plenty. In fact God invites us to his table to feast on his plenty.We'll find his plenty on the pages of our Bible. The second half of Hungry…
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Hungry Chapter 6: Satisfaction

Photo by Ian Taylor on Unsplash  Do you ever feel like your life is a roller coaster?The ups and downs don't feel so fun after a while. We can end up feeling jerked around by life. During the good times we feel satisfied--sort…
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Hungry Chapter 5: Craving

Photo by Priscilla Du Preez on Unsplash Perfect food is what I long for, but craving is where I live.The new birth brings with it a new appetite for Christ and the incredible news of his finished work for us. Many new believers…
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Hungry Chapter 4: Food

 You've got to have good snacks at a study called "Hungry." Even when I have to serve leftover goodies, the spread is impressive.OK, you're right. That picture wasn't taken at last week's study. It might not even have been…
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Hungry Chapter 3: Wilderness

Who has spent time in the wilderness? The real question is, who hasn't? Even though the wilderness is a common experience, it's also strangely isolating.We talked at Bible study about what the wilderness is and how it feels. One woman…
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Hungry Chapter 2: Birth

 Photo by Hu Chen on Unsplash  Have you ever felt like you needed a fresh start?When I switched schools for junior high, I remember thinking nobody knows me here...I can be anyone I want to be! So I plotted my grand…
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Hungry Chapter 1: Hunger

Photo by Nathan Dumlao on Unsplash "What am I hungry for?" That was last week's question, and it's a great starting point."What am I hungry for" leads us to the first level of understanding both our physical and spiritual…
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Hungry Bible Study: Introduction

 I'm going to be blogging about my book for the next 14 weeks, to supplement the weekly Bible study discussions at our church. You're invited to join us. Each week I want us to do three things:Open our hearts Open my…