WHY I WAS GIVEN BIRTH TO: The need to bear fruits
The felt of hunger was displayed in Matthew 21:18 as it is said that a hungry man is an angry man. Esau was very hungry on that day and he sold his birthright------ hunger.
The only thing the Israelites could complain about in the wilderness is hunger. They craved for meat and complained bitterly-----hunger
It was hunger that made the two women ate their children in those days at the time of the siege and famine in Samaria. -------Hunger
What is HUNGER?
Hunger is a feeling of discomfort or weakness caused by lack of food coupled with the desire to eat. Jesus also was very hungry at this time (physical hunger), this could mean a lot of things the world today.
The harvest of this world is ripe (spiritual hunger). Blessed are those who thirst and hunger for righteousness, for they shall be filled (Matthew 5:6)
There’s hunger in the world today, both physical and spiritual hunger, but I will lay emphasis spiritual hunger
What is spiritual hunger?
Spiritual hunger is the rational appetite whereby the soul paints after that which it apprehends most suitable and proportional to itself.
Whence is this hunger? Hunger is from the sense of want. He who is spiritually hungry, has a real sense of his own indigenes that he wants righteousness.
Spiritual hunger makes us blessed. Hunger has it’s evidences in life. a dead man cannot hunger. Therefore, hunger proceeds from life. The first thing a child does when it is born is to hunger after the breast. So also, spiritual hunger follows upon the new birth (1 Peter 2:2)
Men who are after more religious disputes than practising it are not spiritually hungry. You may be an elder, a deacon or a minister and yet not spiritually hungry. You may think that you are already filled and no longer in need of any truth i.e. hypocrites.
You may always be the first to get to the church at every service, yet not spiritually hungry.
At that moment, Jesus was hungry, many souls are hungry today, and they are spiritually hungry. Jesus said that “the harvest is ripe; the harvest of the world is ripe which is the basic need that you must not be barren spiritually.