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SURVIVAL AND GROWTH

As newborn babes, desire the pure milk of the word, that you may grow thereby, if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is gracious.

 

1 Peter 2:2-3

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1 Peter 2:1-25

 

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Joshua 18:1-28  ;  2 Corinthians 4:1-18


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Peter highlights our need for spiritual nourishment and growth. Just like newborn babies instinctively crave milk for survival and development, we as Believers are called to yearn for the Word of God. 

 

as newborn babes, desire the pure milk of the word, that you may grow thereby, if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is gracious. 1 Peter 2:2-3

 

This is not a casual suggestion; it is an essential part of our spiritual health.

 

When Peter talks about pure milk, he is referring to the teachings of the Bible. As babies thrive on pure milk, we thrive on the truths found in the Bible. 

 

This spiritual nourishment is vital for our growth in faith, maturity, and understanding of the plan God has for our lives. It equips, strengthens, and helps navigate the complexities of life with wisdom and grace. 

 

Peter also reminds us that this desire for the Word comes from having tasted the goodness of the Lord. 

 

When we experience the grace and kindness of God, we naturally hunger for more of Him. Think about the times you have felt closest to God. 

 

Those moments often ignite a deeper longing to know Him more, to dive into His word, and to let it transform our hearts and minds.

 

Our spiritual life requires consistent nourishment. Just as physical growth can be stunted without proper nutrition, our spiritual growth can be hindered without regular engagement with the Bible.

 

It is not just about reading; it is about absorbing and living out the truths we encounter. The more we feed on the Word, the more we grow in our faith, becoming stronger and more resilient in the face of challenges.

 

Ask the Holy Spirit to fill your heart with a hunger for the Word of God, knowing that it leads to growth and a deeper relationship with Him. Immerse yourself in the Bible to grow spiritually and experience a close relationship with God. 

 

Make it a daily practice to seek the spiritual nourishment of the Word, allowing it to nurture and transform you from the inside out, drawing you closer to the heart of God.

Heavenly Father, I am thankful I am Your child and I have access to Your heart through Your Holy Spirit and through reading Your Word. I will allow It to nurture and transform me from the inside out, drawing me closer to Your heart. I count it an honor to know You are my Father God, and You want the best for me. I desire to make this a daily practice so I ask for Your help in this from this day forward. Thank You, Father. I pray in Jesus name. Amen.

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