Taste and See

Summary

Scripture Reference: Psalms 34; Psalms 19

Insight

Marks of a God-centered Leisure and Rest:

  • Attitude of rest, joy, freedom, and celebration
  • Deliberate about having regular times of rest; Rhythm of rest and work
  • Strengthening/growth; striving for growth, not exhaustion
  • Enjoyment of life in creation

CONSIDER YOUR APPETITE FOR GOD'S WORD

  • Psalms 119:103
  • Hebrews 6:5
  • Proverbs 24:13-14 - Do you hunger for God's Word?
  • I Peter 2:1-3

REASONS FOR NO DESIRE OR LACK OF HUNGER FOR GOD'S WORD

  • Haven't tasted it
  • Forgotten the Sweetness
    • As a whole the church today suffers from distraction

CREATE AN APPETITE FOR GOD'S WORD

  • Taste then experience
  • Must be exposed to the Word and apply the Word
  • "taste" --> savor; perceive
  • See; experience - I Corinthians 3:2; I Peter 2:1-3; Hebrews 5:12-14

SO WHAT?

IF YOU HUNGER FOR THE WORD OF GOD, HOW ARE YOU FEEDING THAT HUNGER?

  • Psalms 19:7-14