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Topic: Taste (07/15/10)
TITLE: Snickers Bar Faith
By Coleene VanTilburg
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ADD TO MY FAVORITES
It got me up and awake.
But what You had for me Lord you say,
Was a Denver omelette and a steak!
For snack I grabbed a granola bar,
"Hey, it could be a worse choice," I wavered.
But You had sweet melons with berries and cheese,
I missed all those mouth-watering flavors.
I skipped right over lunch today,
So busy and oh so rushed.
Your Spirit even reminded me;
Why do I feel like slush?
I'll munch that Big Snickers bar.
The protein will surely satisfy.
Until I can have some dinner,
Because now, I just got to fly.
I hit the mattress, close my eyes,
And start to unwind and pray.
But somehow I feel I missed
A delicious banquet on Your menu today.
Is that my Spirit rumbling?
A bad attitude is starting to show.
I need to sit at your feet Lord
And take in sustenance to grow.
Just bits and bites of Snickers bars
Might get me through a day.
But in reality I am really famished, Lord;
...And it makes it hard to pray.
So, awake to His plate of Fullness;
Take in his fresh Truth in Word,
Smell the aromas of His promises
In quiet time, discipline and observe.
Every day we need a balance
To maintain a Spirit divine,
Savour every course He offers you.
There are unlimited refills, and no long line.
I Peter 2:2-3
...like newborn babes long for the pure milk of the Word, that by it you may grow in respect to salvation, if you have tasted the kindness of the Lord.
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