Psalm 34:10 The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger: but they that seek the LORD shall not want any good thing.
Today’s verse is really a clear picture of the two types of life. One is the never satisfied life of the unbeliever, the other is the satisfied life of the child of God. You can’t measure a man’s contentment by the items they have collected. Things never have provided true satisfaction.
The young lion crying for hunger is a very clear depiction of the lost soul in this world always wanting more from the world. As a young lion may hunger while the older lions feast, both are never satisfied with what they have that day. Their attention is always on the next meal. There is no refrigerator, restaurant, or marketplace to gain their next meal from. They are always on the hunt, searching, and never able to be satisfied. It has been studied and said that over 50% of the wildlife does not die of natural causes. Even the aged lion becomes too old and weak to hunt, and will often go off and die of starvation. Yet our verse today goes on to say; “…but they that seek the LORD shall not want any good thing.” Follow the Lord’s leading, and He will supply for you. The difference is where the attention is focused. The young lion is seeking what the world might provide. The believer is seeking the Lord. Jer. 29:13 says; “And ye shall seek me, and find me, when ye shall search for me with all your heart.” Once you set your attention on Him, well, He knows where everything is on earth and in heaven. He will lead you to what you need
God’s grace is redistributed to those that seek Him. When talking about earthly things, Matt. 6:33 says; “But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.“ Makes sense.
Who will you rely on, Man or God?
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