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Written by Sherwood Eliot Wirt (1911-2008), a Christian author. This is an excerpt from his book “A Thirst for God.”

Spiritual hunger…works just opposite from physical hunger. When we are physically hungry, we eat and satisfy our appetites and cease to be hungry. But when we are spiritually undernourished and are then given a feast of good spiritual food, it makes us hungrier than ever. Thus, the more we learn about God’s love, the more we want to know; we can’t get enough. The reverse…is also true. When we are physically hungry and miss a meal, our appetite becomes ravenous. But if time passes and we receive no spiritual food, we may lose our appetite for it. Malnutrition sets in and we cease to care.


Written by Tommy Tenney, a contemporary pastor and author. This is an excerpt from his book “Experiencing His Presence: Devotions for God Chasers.”

Lord Jesus, my soul aches at the mere mention of Your name. My heart leaps for every rumor of Your coming, and each possibility that You will manifest Your presence. I’m not satisfied with mere spiritual dainties. I’m ravenously hungry for You in Your fullness. I’m desperate to feast on the bread of Your presence and quench my thirst with the wine of Your Spirit.

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