Invitation To A Feast
Invitation To A Feast
In Jerusalem, the Lord of Heaven’s Armies will spread a wonderful feast for all the people of the world. It will be a delicious banquet with clear, well-aged wine and choice meat.
Isaiah 25:6 (NLT)
Lord, continue to give us a hunger for your word. May we chew on your precepts, savor each morsel and digest your truths. Thank you for the abundant feast that you provide.
This week, I’ve been meditating on some of the word pictures used to describe scripture. Psalm 19 describes the word of God as “sweeter than honey” dripping from the honeycomb. David tells God “You satisfy me more than the richest feast” (Psalm 63:5). The above verses in Isaiah describe a delicious banquet for all. God’s word is more than just nourishment – it is rich, sweet, delicious, abundant and completely satisfying. It’s better than the best omelet in the world, and made-to-order every day. We are all invited to eat our fill.
Now that we are back in our school schedule, I’ve resolved to be intentional about feasting on God’s word. Practically speaking, this looks like protecting my time spent with him in the morning, and listening to audio scripture instead of the radio on my way to work. I want to take him up on his invitation, every day. How about you?
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