Got Milk? Part 2 (8 of 13) by Jeff Lynn

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Got Milk? Part 2 (8 of 13)
How to Develop a Hunger for the Word of God
Series: No Guts, No Glory
Jeff Lynn
1 Peter 2:1-3
Preached March 1, 2009

TEXT: 1 Peter 2:1-3 (ESV) Read together aloud.


Since we are talking about the discipline of the Word this morning, I thought we might take a little bible quiz and test your knowledge. You ready?

Q. Who was the greatest financier in the Bible?
A. Noah-he was floating his stock while everyone else was liquidating.

Q. What kind of man was Boaz before he got married?
A. Ruth-less

Q. Who was the greatest comedian in the bible?
A. Samson-he brought the house down.

Q. Who is the greatest baby sitter mentioned in the Bible?
A. David-he rocked Goliath to sleep.

Q. What excuse did Adam give to his children as to why they no longer lived in Eden?
A. Your mother ate us out of house and home.

This morning is the conclusion of a two-part message on bible intake, which is one of the practices, or disciplines of the Christian life in order for us to be spiritually fit to where our lives can be used for God.

Just as a coach will put players in who are in shape, I believe God uses those of His people who are highly-conditioned.

Yesterday, your staff, elders, and deacons met for a strategic planning day where I articulated what I believe God's vision is for Yorktown Baptist Church over the next several years.
While all of this will be revealed as we head into the fall, let me share with you that it involves every member of Yorktown being involved in extending the kingdom of heaven as we experience The Great Adventure. You will WANT to be spiritually fit.
You will want to be a part of what God is doing in Corpus Christi through this church body.

With regard to our text today, because Peter is using the analogy of a newborn baby, I'm going to follow that analogy, as well.

PROPOSITION: What do you need to do in order to develop a hunger for the word of God?

First of all, b ...

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