S O A P / 07.06.2021

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Ecclesiastes 6:7 Everyone’s toil is for their mouth, yet their appetite is never satisfied. O-bservation: King Solomon is driven to return to his previous observation in Proverbs 16:26, where he said, “The appetite of laborers works for them; their hunger drives them on.” Solomon was mesmerized as he watched the common person be driven by their appetite to eat. Yet, he finds that most humans have a “Big Appetite, But No Satisfaction.” A-pplication: I have been blessed to have been raised by successful parents. I’m not saying I didn’t enjoy food. I had to eat. But there has never been a thought in my life that I wouldn’t have a way to get my next meal. That was certainly not true for the average person in Solomon’s day, and even today, I work with people who have often told me, “Rich, I am never sure where my next meal is coming from.” But let’s move from the subject of food to something else. What about having a big appetite for things of the flesh. The Bible talks about “The lusts of the flesh, the lusts of the eyes and the pride of life” (1 John 2:16). These...