Fill It Up!

Some days, I just need a little more filling to make it through. … Hope you are encouraged today. 💗

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There is an old hymn that goes something like this…

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Fill my cup, Lord;
I lift it up Lord;
Come and quench this thirsting of my soul.
Bread of Heaven, feed me till I want no more.
Fill my cup, fill it up and make me whole.         –  Richard Blanchard

If we expect to be able to reach out and help others, to pour out to others, we must continually be filled up by Him. If we’re running on empty, it’s going to show in our attitudes, in our words and even in our thoughts, which, eventually, always work their way into our words. This is why so many Christians find themselves worn out and burnout in “doing the work for the Lord. This is, also, why so many non-Christians find themselves walking away from grouchy, don’t-want-to-smile-at-you-but-I’ll-give-you-food church goers.

This isn’t to validate those naysayers who just want to…

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3 thoughts on “Fill It Up!

  1. Pingback: Are You Thirsty? | the grizzle grist mill

  2. It is so true. We run around like chickens with our heads cut off because we’re so busy and we forget, He is there to fill us up any and every time we come to Him. He also wants to be the Director of our ways so that we’re working on what is really important and not just spinning our wheels.

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