THE PURSUIT OF EMPTINESS - What this World Has to Offer?
But those who drink the water I give will never be thirsty again. It becomes a fresh, bubbling spring within them, giving them eternal life.” JOHN 4: 14
I spent some time in the restaurant business, specifically Chinese cuisine. I heard time and time again how people loved Chinese food but that very soon after eating it they were hungry again. I am not sure as to the cause of this phenomenon but the fact of the matter is those people were still hungry and wanted something more to fill their stomachs. They were not satisfied.
We are like that in our lives as we pursue things that this world says will satisfy us. But, what happens in reality??...we are left empty and in a lot of cases more empty than when we started.
I hope and pray if you are reading this that you have figured that out already. I learned the hard way. My hope for you is that you learn this the easy way. Figure this out earlier rather than later. You do not have to waste years of your life.
Over my many years now that are accumulating, I chased a lot of different things not wanting to miss out on what “this world had to offer me.” I met Christ at a young age of 15. I was full of hope and excitement. Unfortunately, I was immature at best and did not grow as I should have. Oh, there were spurts of spiritual growth but I feared I was missing out on, again, “what this world had to offer.” I can tell you, all of those pursuits left me empty and wanting more.
Chasing after those things did not and will never satisfy you.
Christ will !!!!
He...is the Bread of Life
He ..will satisfy your spiritual hunger, .. that hole that is left after all of those empty pursuits!
He is the Living Water that will satisfy your spiritual thirst and you will never thirst again after partaking…
CHASING “WHAT THIS WORLD HAS TO OFFER” ENDS UP IN ONE BIG EMPTY NOTHING! CHECK OUT “WHAT JESUS HAS TO OFFER”
“Thou must be emptied of that wherewith thou art full, that thou mayest be filled with what whereof thou art empty.” Saint Augustine