I’m Just Not Hungry…

July 13, 2009 at 12:40 am 1 comment

I’m NOT hungry, spiritually speaking, and I’m not “wanting more”.

…and I’m mulling if that’s okay or not.  And why.

Just a video series we watched in Sunday School today has me thinking.

Loved it!  Loved the thoughts and the genuineness.  The starting points.

But, it’s just not where I am at the moment.

I think that’s okay…but it seemed inappropriate to say so at the time.  I wonder why.  I guess I didn’t want to take anything away from it.  I don’t know.

Some seasons, God graced us with peace…and it’s enough.  That’s where I am.  And it’s worth it’s weight in gold.

I don’t mind looking through some “recipe books” for when the occasions call for change, but I’m just not “hungry” at the moment.

I think it’s okay.

I think so.

Sure, the Acts church gave all they had and no one lacked anything…then a few years later they get a letter to please stop hogging the Lord’s Supper food until everyone’s been served.  What changed?  That’s the question I need answered, I think.  What changed?  If that’s the “model church”…why didn’t it stay that way?  Why didn’t it grow that way?

Anyone know church history?


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