Posts Tagged ‘Savor the Lord’s goodness’

Bread Blessed and Broken

February 6, 2020

Mark 6:41-43 Amplified Bible (AMP)
41 Taking the five loaves and two fish, He looked up to heaven and said a blessing [of praise and thanksgiving to the Father]. Then He broke the loaves and [repeatedly] gave them to the disciples to set before the people; and He divided up the two fish among them all. 42 They all ate and were satisfied. 43 And the disciples picked up twelve full baskets of the broken pieces [of the loaves], and of the fish.
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Bread blessed and broken open –Lk 22:19-20
By Jesus – the Bread of Life –Jn 6:35
His words spirit and life –Jn 6:63
Eaten and chewed –Jn 6:58
Shared among His people –Mt 14:13-21;Mk 6:30-43
Yield an abundance of Life/Healing –Is53:4-5;Ps107:20;Jn 10:10,17:3
Taste and See the goodness of the Lord –Psa 34:8
Savor and enjoy the flavor! –Jere 15:16;Psa 19:10
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Matthew 26:26-28 Amplified Bible (AMP)
The Lord’s Supper Instituted
26 Now as they were eating Jesus took bread, and after blessing it, He broke it and gave it to the disciples, and said, “Take, eat; this is My body.” 27 And when He had taken a cup and given thanks, He gave it to them, saying, “Drink from it, all of you; 28 for this is My blood of the [new and better] covenant, which [ratifies the agreement and] is being poured out for many [as a substitutionary atonement] for the forgiveness of sins.
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From NetBible
* Jn 6:54Whoever eats My flesh and drinks My blood has eternal life, and I will raise him up at the last day.
* Jn 6:56He who eats My flesh and drinks My blood abides in Me, and I in him.
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Jn 6:57As the living Father sent Me, and I live because of the Father, so he who eats Me, he also will live because of Me.
* Jn 6:58This is the bread which came down from heaven––not as your fathers ate the manna, and are dead. He who eats this bread will live forever.

  • eats[5176] = consumes, gnaw=chew{slowly}

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Savor the Flavor

January 17, 2020

Psalms 34:8-11 AMP
8 O taste and see that the Lord [our God] is good; How blessed [fortunate, prosperous, and favored by God] is the man who takes refuge in Him.
9 O [reverently] fear the Lord, you His saints (believers, holy ones);
For to those who fear Him there is no want.
10 The young lions lack [food] and grow hungry,
But they who seek the Lord will not lack any good thing.
11 Come, you children, listen to me;
I will teach you to fear the Lord [with awe-inspired reverence and worship Him with obedience].

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Taste and See that the Lord is good!
Savor His goodness
Savor the flavor –Psalms 34:8
The sweetness of His words –Psalms 119:103,19:10
In the place of His feet –Isaiah 60:13
Seek His face –Psalms 34:10
Experience the glory of His goodness –Exodus 34:5-7
His favor/smile refreshes
Like the scent of rain –Proverbs 16:15,19:12;Job 14:9
Worship so sweet –John 12:3
A fragrant offering – a sweet savor –Ephesians 5:2
In the place of His feet!
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Ephesians 5:1-2 AMP
1 Therefore become imitators of God [copy Him and follow His example], as well-beloved children [imitate their father]; 2 and walk continually in love [that is, value one another—practice empathy and compassion, unselfishly seeking the best for others], just as Christ also loved you and gave Himself up for us, an offering and sacrifice to God [slain for you, so that it became] a sweet fragrance.
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Isaiah 60:13 Amplified Bible (AMP)
13 “The glory of Lebanon will come to you,
The cypress, the juniper, and the cedar together,
To beautify the place of My sanctuary;
And I will honor and make the place of My feet glorious.

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From NetBible Ps 34:8

  • * This verb{taste} is normally used of tasting or savoring food. The metaphor here appears to compare the Lord to a tasty meal.
  • tastes[02938]= eat, perceive, know

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From NetBible Savor

  • * The primary meaning of the word is “taste,” “flavor” , but also it has the meaning of “smell,” “odor”, “fragrance”
  • * to taste or smell of, to partake of the quality of something, to perceive/discern

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From NetBible Ps 34:10

  • seek[01875] = search for, seek with care, enquire, to follow
    – in prayer and worship

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From NetBible Eph 5:2
And walk in love, as Christ also has loved us and given Himself for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet–smelling aroma.

  • sweet–smelling aroma[3744] = fragrance, odor, offering, savor

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Savor the Goodness of the Lord!

July 22, 2019

Psalm 34:8Oh, taste and see that the LORD is good; Blessed is the man who trusts in Him!
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A Song:
Taste and see the Lord He is good
He is good
O so good
So good.
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Bow down and worship Him –Ps 95:6
At His feet, at His feet
Reach out and touch the hem –Mk 5:28;Mt 9:20-21
At His feet, at His feet
Taste and see
In the place of His feet –Isa 60:13
Taste and see
At His feet
He is good
O so good
At His feet
A savor, O so good
So sweet!
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From NetBible Ps 34:8

  • * This verb{taste} is normally used of tasting or savoring food. The metaphor here appears to compare the Lord to a tasty meal.
  • tastes[02938]= eat, perceive, know

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From NetBible Savor

  • * The primary meaning of the word is “taste,” “flavor” , but also it has the meaning of “smell,” “odor”, “fragrance”
  • * to taste or smell of, to partake of the quality of something, to perceive/discern

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Savor!

September 12, 2012

Oh, taste the goodness of the Lord
And savor all that He has done;
Draw close and give your praise to Him–
The holy, sovereign, faithful One. -Our Daily Bread

From Thesaurus.com

Savor = to delight in, enjoy
Synonyms: appreciate, experience, feel, gloat, know, like, luxuriate in, partake, relish, revel in, sample, sip, smack, smell, taste

Delight in =     take pleasure from
Synonyms: admire, adore, amuse oneself, appreciate, be content, be pleased, cherish, dig*, eat up, enjoy, feast on, get a kick out of, get high on, get off on, glory in, groove on, indulge in, like, live a little, live it up, love, luxuriate in, relish, revel in, savor

Enjoy = take pleasure in, from something
Synonyms: adore, appreciate, be entertained, be fond of, be pleased, cotton to, delight in, dig*, dote on, drink in, eat up, fancy, flip over, freak out on, get a charge out of, get a kick out of, get high on, go, have a ball, have a good time, have fun, like, live a little, live it up, love, luxuriate in, mind, paint the town, rejoice in, relish, revel in, savor, take joy in, thrill to

Psalm 34:8,10O taste and see that the LORD is good; How blessed is the one who trusts in and takes refuge in Him! … those who seek the LORD lack no good thing.

Psalm 119:103 … How sweet are Your words to my taste! Yes, sweeter than honey to my mouth!

We can be sure that the Lord wants us to savor His goodness- the goodness of His presence and the sweetness of His word!

Savor, delight in, enjoy, adore.
appreciate anew the Lord’s goodness and His sweet word today,
your heart will rejoice!
-Ps 19:8-10