Sermon notes:

Our purpose here is to do God’s will and master sin.

 

Deuteronomy 8:2-3

Revelation 3:15

 

Righteousness is a Supreme Object of Desire

Isaiah 55:1

Romans 3:21

Romans 6:12

Psalm 119:19

 

God wants us to learn to love and desire Him with an eternal hunger and thirst for righteousness so we can receive eternal life.

 

Psalm 73:25

Deuteronomy 5:29

John 17:24

Psalm 51:6

 

The Desire is the Measure of the Supply

Physical hunger compared to spiritual hunger.

If you eat a meal you get full.

With spiritual hunger it’s the opposite; the less you eat, the more your appetite declines. But the more we hunger and thirst after God’s Word, the more we want.

 

Isaiah 55:1-2

John 6:53

1 Peter 2:2

 

A Real Desire Culminates in Action: Hunger Drives to Work

Matthew 4:1

 

We physically fast to spiritually feast.

Matthew 6:25

1 Corinthians 14:1

 

Seek first the Kingdom of God.

Pursue love and earnestly seek after spiritual things.

Serve other to build a desire for action.

 

Matthew 25:37