The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It is in our relationship of faith and trust in him that our need is satisfied. I am so thankful for you, and your knowledge of the scripture. We have what the bible calls “lusts of the flesh.”  Some of these drives the mentally ill find it harder to control. When a baby is born, they immediately want to eat. An appetite is something God created to cause us to eat.

We long to have right relationships, and when distorted this simply becomes a desire for significance for closeness, for any sort of relationship. Download Audio. When we try and quench this hunger we have we cant because we don’t realize what the hunger was designed for.

I thought I knew what I was doing, but I didn’t. our relationship of trust with Jesus, Through this relationship, through being IN CHRIST we receive the GIFT of righteousness, “If we confess with our mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in our heart God raised him from the dead we will be saved” Rom 10, HE is our Righteousness. Now we will begin to see over the next three weeks what we are meant to be full of: righteousness, mercy, peace. Chasing mirages. OT made allowances for divorce, Jesus says “no divorce!” unless the other partner commits adultery. I thought I knew what I was doing, but I didn’t. And we all, with unveiled face, beholding the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another. I knew that failure would lead to resists, but only if they allowed it, and definitely if I failed any re-sits that would mean the end of the career I had set my heart on. With great effort we try to live our lives and yet never manage to feel content: “My people have committed two evils: 
 They have forsaken me, 
the fountain of living waters, and hewed out cisterns for themselves, 
broken cisterns, that can hold no water.” Isaiah 2:12-13. There is a continual hunger and a continual satisfaction! “If I find in myself a desire which no experience in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world.”  CS Lewis. I am a survivor of childhood trauma as well, which has made me passionately grateful for the saving grace of Jesus. REF…. Imagine my shock when I went to the results board as I had several times before and saw my name in the “failed” section! Children are. Trying to find contentment living for themselves. GO TO WHERE THE WATER IS”, “Thou madest us for Thyself, and our heart is restless, until it rest in Thee. Playing nice music on our stereo wont wash! Men are hungry and thirsty. As Christians, we have to get out “snack mode” and get hungry and thirsty for God! We long to be declared right ie have a right standing before God, but we are secretly terrified that he is angry with us, that we deserve his wrath, and that we are clearly not good enough for him. This relationship is the key to everything: The Sermon on the Mount ends in 7:22–23 with these words of Jesus:  “On that day many will say to me, “Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and cast out demons in your name, and do many mighty works in your name?” And then will I declare to them, “I never knew you; depart from me, you evildoers.”.

They have failed to submit to God and God’s will, and they are miserable. Today’s verse tells us that there is Nothing wrong with hunger and thirst, the issue is where is it directed. It’s all sand! A desire to live “right” when distorted becomes Peer pressure. Explore the world's faith through different perspectives on religion and spirituality! right relationship with God, others and ourselves. Our desire for HIM is what gradually defeats the power of sin in us.

Listen diligently to me, and eat what is good,  and delight yourselves in •rich food. I even found a revision partner. COME TO HIM EMPTY WITH NOTHING TO OFFER. Over time this leads to our right behavior.

What a treasure! He is the … Jesus says if someone sues you, you should give double what he asks for, that we should work twice as hard as we are expected to, and we should give to beggars, and loan people money. There are substitutes for sugar, eggs, bacon, you name it. For centuries many “religious” people have not wanted to associate with those less “righteous” than themselves.