"And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, "all authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. Go and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father,and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always even to the end of the age."
A Christ-centered, disciple-making community empowered only by the Holy Spirit, the Lord Immanuel Institute Foundation Inc. (LIIFI) seeks to fulfill the Great Commission through its students, staff, alumni, and their families.
From the LIIFI will come graduates who love God with all their heart, all their soul, all their mind, all their strength, and who will be part of the great army of the living God equipped by Him, as disciple-makers, in all areas of life to boldly extend His kingdom with love to the end of the earth, to the end of the age, to the praise of His glory.
Partnering with New Village Movement International, the mission arm of Siloam Global Cell Church, Los Angeles, California. Pastor: Rev. Paul Yoo www.NVMIministries.com
And Jesus said to them, "I am the bread of life. He who comes to Me shall never hunger, and he who believes in Me shall never thirst."
We know how to use physical bread. Whenever we are hungry we simply believe in Him, we will never be spiritually hungry or malnourished, for He is the "bread of life." Every time we face a spiritual need, it is a simple matter of going to Christ and allowing Him to provide us with what we need.
Our problem is that sometimes we interpret Scripture based on our own experience. We say, "Yes, but I remember a time when I was spiritually hungry." If that is true, then either God did not tell the truth, or we misinterpreted our experience. Could it be that we tried to satisfy our spiritual hunger with human resources? Could it be that we relied so heavily upon friends and the experiences of others that we have never learned how to go to Christ for our own spiritual food? Could it be that we had a great spiritual feast several years ago, and we were so "full" of Christ that we thought we would never have to eat again? We grew lean and hungry because we will still operating on an encounter with God we had years ago. If you are lacking something spiritually, it is not because God does not have an abundance of resources prepared and available for you. It is that you have not come to Him in faith as He invites (John 10:10).
When God gave manna in the wilderness, the children of Israel had to go out each day to receive God's daily provision . Jesus taught His disciples to pray, "Give us this day our daily bread." Spiritual nourishment is something you must seek daily. Have you found spiritual food from Christ today?