John 4:32,34 (Spiritual Food)


Intro: Where Am I going to eat? What is going to Satisfy.

A)Chili’s Citrus fire Chicken and Shrimp Fajitas



B) Macaroni grill -  Bow tie Pasta – Chicken


C) Good Fast food Chipotle

1) Just dessert – Pepper tree


D) Jesus likes to eat – Always having a meal with someone one – Marriage supper of the lamb

1) Calorie Chapel


E)In our text tonight: Jesus reveals the food that was the most satisfying to Him – can also be for us.


Set the Scene: Long Journey: Tired / Well 



B) Disciples go into town – Jesus ministers to this woman with a shady past!


C) She ends up believing He is the Messiah – Her life is deeply touched - 

1) She runs into town to let everyone Know – Come and see – Check this out – Messiah


Disciples come back with the grub

A)Rabbi – eat – Jesus says no thanks I have food to eat which you do not Know of.


B) My food is to do the will of Him who sent me and to finish His work .


C) This is such a radical statement: Jesus has been engaged in a spiritual activity – and yet He is refreshed Physically by it.  My food is ….


D) Say that again.


E) There is Physical refreshment derived from this spiritual work

1) He is sustained so fully – so completely in simply doing what His Father called Him to do.


If you have never experienced this – you have to!

A)Amazing thing: Fast before a time of ministry: Then go into it hungry.


B) But then the time of ministry / service / worship is so blessed – Satisfies you to the core.

1) Hunger is gone – Satisfaction is so deep – Amazing thing – Satisfied in the Lord


C) I have been in meetings in times of ministry – so hungry – when is this guy going to finish

1) Thinking about lunch – gone { You too!

    Now come back – FOCUS

D) But I have to tell you I have had times where I went into something so hungry.

1) The ministry was so deep I forgot all about the hunger – So satisfied in the Lord


2) Amazing experience – Jesus is describing that!


E) Jesus was refreshed - / sustained – He was ministered to at all levels – by doing what His father had called Him to do.

A)Young man 12 – Temple – Did you not know that I would be about my fathers Business.


What exactly was that?


Luke 19:10

10  the Son of Man has come to seek and to save that which was lost." 


Ministering to lost people: 

1 John 3:8

For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that He might destroy the works of the devil.


1 John 3:5

 And you know that He was manifested to take away our sins.


Face like Flint – Jerusalem - 


Wrestled in His flesh – Fathers Will -  no my will but yours -   Fathers Glory


That is to be our call as well!

A)Ambassadors – Sharing Jesus with the Lost


B) Coffee house concerts –  Wife you are different


Satisfaction in giving God worship

1 Thessalonians 5:18 – In everything give thanks for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.

A)Life style marked by thanksgiving – Eyes on the Lord – His Sovereignty


B) In Everything: Not for everything – I am going to choose to give thanks –

1) Satisfying


C) Acknowledging He is Sovereign


Also: 1 Thessalonians  4:3-4

For this is the will of God , your sanctification: that you should abstain from sexual immorality; 4 that each of you should know how to possess his own vessel in sanctification and honor.


Sanctified: Especially in that area of sexual immorality.


Satisfying feeling – Resist temptation:


Figuring out why the Lord has called you –

Apprehended you –


Blessing of being in God’s will - 


Your season of life right now – Where does God have you?    Colossians 3:17

And whatever you do in word or deed , do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.


Mom – Being satisfied – Doing that for the Lord





Not doing his will – Your will so unsatisfied


Communion – as often as you do this remember me!