This is absolutely fantastic stuff. I’m going to ask Vernon’s permission to use this in my next non-fiction book. I put it into 3 parts because I really wanted to take time to think about it all. It’s so good. There are seven characteristics of a living organism. These are the first two.
Feeding – All living organisms need to take substance from their environment to obtain energy, to grow, and to stay healthy.
Luke 4:4 – And Jesus answered him, saying, It is written, That man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God.
Matthew 6:11 – Give us this day our daily bread
1 Peter 2:2 – As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word that ye may grow thereby:
If we don’t take in the word of God and apply it to our lives, if we are hearers only and not doers of the Word of God, then just like in the natural, we won’t have energy, we won’t grow, and we will not be healthy Christians. The very first thing that we need to do is begin to digest the things of God: Bible reading, prayer, faithfulness. These will be the things that…
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