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Cravings

In recent days, I have been dialoguing with the Father about the lack of desire I see in many for the things of God. There is no hunger for more of Him, more of His Word, and more of His Presence in their lives.



Now, people DO want more power! But they either want a power that is man made, based on title, position, or self-elevation; OR they want the power of God and so they swing to emotionalism and "create" something that they call the power of God.


You will never get God's Power until you align yourself with His heart.


You will never get God's Power until you align yourself with His heart. Until you spend time with Him, long for His presence 24/7, practice His presence and dig into the riches of His Word, learning how to abide, you will not experience the power of God in your life.


"Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness (right living with God and man) for they will be filled (stuffed)." Matthew 5


And that will require a letting go of anything that distracts or is in conflict or opposition to Him. That means television shows, books, music, tic tok, podcasts, etc. Anything that can infiltrate your mind and heart with things that oppose Truth.


Why is this so primary? Why is this so important? Because you crave what you feed yourself.


You crave what you feed yourself.


What you feed yourself, you just want more of. Why? Because you don't know that there is more out there to crave. Because you can only crave what you have first experienced. If you feed your body sugar, your body craves sugar. (Watch a three-year-old once they are introduced to sugar!!!!)


Adam and Eve experienced this when they craved the fruit that they thought would give them the ability to be like God. They were deceived by the devil who lied to them, because they were as much like God as they would ever be.


Genesis 3:6

"When the woman saw that the fruit of the tree was good for food and pleasing to the eye, and also desirable for gaining wisdom, she took some and ate it. She also gave some to her husband, who was with her, and he ate it."


Eve saw it, desired it, and was convinced that she should have it. Then, she shared it with her husband. This is what cravings do. And they are cravings YOU create. You create your own cravings. You can't blame them on anyone else. You choose to look at things, read things, listen to things, eat things, etc. Satan can dangle the proverbial "carrot" in front of your face, but YOU choose to grab it or not.


So my encouragement for you today is that you remember that what you feed your body, soul and spirit will be what you crave. If you want real power in your life, begin to reject what opposes Truth and feast on the deeper things of God. As you practice His presence, moment by moment, you will begin to see a power in your life that is real, authentic, and abundant!!!!



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