Running on empty? Are you pushing yourself through another Monday of another week? Does your To Do List
dwarf the strength you have to do the To Do?
Mark 12 gives the perfect description of a disheveled soul. A vineyard owner sent a servant to collect the fruit due him. Those taking care of the vineyard didn’t deal kindly with the servant.
and sent him away empty.
We have all felt this way, beaten and empty, facing another day only because we have to. If the gas tank was leaking, it would be foolish to keep adding gas. We must give our souls the same concern as our cars.
When we are empty we must figure out why.
What have we been filling our tanks with?
Personal strength and abilities, worldly wisdom, caffeine and sugar, pride… Not all sources of stamina are good, especially apart from the Word of God.
This is our spiritual gas.
Matthew 15:37, “And they did all eat, and were filled…the broken meat that was left seven baskets full.”
“That Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith…”