When you quench a fire, you put out the fire. When you quench your thirst, your thirst goes away. The word “spirit” here could refer to the Holy Spirit, or one’s own personal spirit. Either way, spirit is the source of all things spiritual. So the basic meaning of the command is not to put out the source of all things spiritual.
In this lesson we will learn that the life is in the blood as we compare the functions of blood with the functions of the blood of Christ: Blood 1) replenishes, 2) removes, 3) repairs, and 4) regulates. Each listener should recognize the function of the blood of Christ as it gives life to the body.
http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/blessed-are-they-who-hunger-and-thirst-for-righteousness.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSDate written: June 11th, 2005 SUBJECT: Attitudes TITLE: Beatitudes – Blessed Are They That Hunger and Thirst After Righteousness PROPOSITION: In this beatitude we find 1) A desire. 2) The object of that desire. 3) The satisfying of that desire. OBJECTIVE: Each one should be able […]