Lets examine what the Bible tells us is the spiritual food for a Christian. 1 Peter 2:2 tells us, "…as new born babes, desire the pure milk of the Word, that you may grow…" As infants have a taste for their mother's milk, so we are to develop a taste and a craving for the life-giving Word of God. Growing in Christ requires that we spend time in His word.
Commentator Matthew Henry puts it like this, "A new life requires suitable food. They, being newly born (spiritually), must desire the milk of the word. Infants desire common milk, and their desires toward it are fervent and frequent."
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