FOCUS: The Ingredients.
What’s your favorite recipe?
“Every scripture is inspired by God and is useful for teaching, for showing mistakes, for correcting, and for training character, so that the person who belongs to God can be equipped to do everything that is good.” (2 Timothy 3:16-17 CEB) #SpiceOfLife #getINNERactive 🔸🔸🔸🔸🔸🔸🔸🔸🔸🔸🔸🔸🔸🔸🔸
I look at God’s Word (The Bible) like the ingredients for an award winning recipe.
A recipe for the blessed, grace-filled life. Any great chef who takes pride in their recipes loves to share them with the world and sit back to watch others enjoy every single morsel. They notice others who try to flatter them with copycat likeness but nothing compares to the original.
⚓️ CONFESSION: I’m not so good with recipes cuz I hate to measure things so if I “throw something together” in a pot I typically have no reference of what works or how much of this or that someone needs. The difficult thing with this theory is that sometimes I forget and I totally mess it up the next time and it turns into slop. Not only that when someone asks for the recipe I’m stuck, I have nothing to share. All I have is, as my mom use to say, toss it in til it tastes like right… But God, as a master chef has this list of ingredients with everything measured out knowing just how much each one requires. His recipes are beneficial for every ‘dietary need’. He willing shares the recipe; He’ll even tell you where to get those hard to find specialty items so it turns out just like His. And just like any good chef there’s always a secret ingredient.
⚓️ When I want to make sure I don’t mess up a recipe that I got just right, I write down the key ingredients so I’ll have them for the next time. And I’ve learned through trial and error not to get all high and mighty trying to fancy it up. Just keep it like it is.
⚓️ God’s got a recipe for each of us. He’s opening the pages of His master list sharing every ingredient, including the secret ones. He’s inviting us to the table to enjoy a meal He prepared JUST FOR US. It’s our choice to accept the invitation.
Nourish Your Life.