The Sin of not Wanting Enough

Just a short devotion that i’ve found quite apt.  Do i thirst for righteousness?  Do i hunger for justice?

or am i guilty of being content with, just enough?

“Truly, truly, I say to you, you are seeking me, not because you saw signs, but because you ate your fill of the loaves. Do not labor for the food that perishes, but for the food that endures to eternal life, which the Son of Man will give to you. (John 6:2627)”

The sort of faith that pleases God—real faith—is the kind that is created by him through the hearing of the gospel (Ephesians 2:89). It rests in Christ alone and hungers and thirsts for righteousness. It is the kind that, when calamity strikes, results in worship and comfort that our “redeemer lives” (Job 19:25). It is the “peace that passes understanding.” This sort of faith causes us to cry out for mercy knowing we are sinners in need of the righteousness that only One could purchase for us.

Lord make me thirst for you more and more.  That I would not be content with just a small portion of righteousness but a king’s portion of it.


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