Why do you seek Christ?

Jesus observed in John 6:24-35, "Very truly I say to you, you are not looking for me not because you saw signs but because you ate your fill of the loaves."

Some of the people following Jesus did so because they sought to have their physical appetites satisfied. People follow Jesus for many reasons, not all of them good. We need to ask ourselves, why are we seeking Jesus?

In our time a lot of people are locked into what some call a welfare mentality. They are given money from the government. They have taken advantage of the welfare system for a long time and seem to be interested only in what they can get for themselves. They do not know how to live life abundantly through Christ. In Christ we are a new person, with new opportunities for spiritual and personal growth. So why do you seek Christ?

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