Have you ever been on a diet? You don’t have to confess if you don’t want to 😀
I think that, other than football, dieting is the “Great American Pastime.” Tuesday afternoon, I was congratulating myself for making good choices all day (it was about mid-afternoon at this time), when on the way home I started to get that horrible, empty, hollowed-out feeling. And sometimes when that happens, I get all shaky and start to make bad choices.
Sure enough, as soon as I pulled into the garage, I ran into the house and found a bag (not a box!) of sugary cereal and plunked down at the counter and began to eat it. Without a bowl. Without a spoon. Without milk. Just the cereal. I don’t know how long I spent there chomping away, because I was kind of in a sugar coma by then. Probably not one of the healthier choices I have ever made.
Our Scripture this morning is all about food that will leave us completely satisfied, FOREVER! Jesus is the Bread of Life, and this outrageous statement both astounded and outraged his listeners. Our sermon examines what this means for both those listeners and for us. [Read more…]