Satisfied with God

Introduction

The culture in which we live tells us that we should have whatever we want.1 As a matter of fact, if we are unable to get what we want then some injustice has been perpetrated against us. As a Christian, I have to fight against the weight of this temptation. It has become so pervasive in our culture that we have begun exporting it around the world. The craziness is that there is a secular and a religious version of this message. As an American, we call it the American Dream. As a Christian, it takes the form of “name it and claim it” theology. In either form, it is harmful to the human soul and detrimental to our societies and local communities. Continue reading “Satisfied with God”

Lent Day #8 | Satisfaction

Satisfaction 100% GuaranteeSatisfaction is an interesting idea because in our culture it means getting what we want, when we want it. The direction of this concept is that if I have a desire and I will go and find someone who has the thing that will meet this desire. While this is not an entirely inaccurate definition of the word, what we, as followers of Christ fail to remember is that the filling of our desires can only be found in God. Not in what God can provide, but in God himself.
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