Craving the Word of God Like an Infant Craves Milk

Craving the Word of God Like an Infant Craves Milk

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Have you ever observed an infant’s unyielding passion for their mother’s breast milk? They crave it with singular focus, their routine revolving around feeding, sleeping, and repeating. This process fuels their miraculous growth until they are ready for solid food. The Apostle Paul uses this powerful analogy to illustrate how we should long for the Word of God. Just as newborns eagerly seek their mother’s milk, we should fervently desire the Word of our Heavenly Father.

The Word of God is essential for our spiritual growth and maturity. To grow spiritually, we must let the Word dwell in us richly. This involves reading it, searching its depths, meditating on its truths, sharing it with others, and applying its principles to our daily lives. Every day, we must gaze into God’s perfect law of liberty, allowing its wisdom to guide and transform us.

In the same way that infants thrive on their mother’s milk, our spiritual vitality and growth depend on our commitment to the Word. By immersing ourselves in scripture, we cultivate a robust faith that matures and flourishes, preparing us to navigate life’s challenges with grace and wisdom. Let the Word of God be your daily sustenance, fueling your journey towards spiritual maturity.

Tosin 'Badeniyi, PhD

Tosin 'Badeniyi, PhD

Tosin ‘Badeniyi, a Professor at the Department of Biotechnology and Food Science at Durban University of Technology, South Africa, holds a doctoral degree in Food Science from University of Pretoria South Africa. Since 2001, he has conducted research and lectured internationally in the area of food quality and safety. He is the editor of Food Science and Technology: Trends and Future Prospects and has published numerous scientific publications as well as four inspirational books.

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