Spiritual hunger is the basic ingredient of our spiritual
life. Without it we would soon fade into a complacent rest
of lethargy and doubt.
God, in His infinite wisdom created within man a strong
hunger drive. This "pain" of hunger is present that
mankind might be preserved. It is the basic drive of our natural
Many of the problems and frustrations that are being experienced
within the Body of Christ at this time can be traced to a
lack of spiritual hunger within the individual members of
the Body of Christ. It can be said that God creates hunger
while Ministry feeds this created hunger.
Thus, our most urgent need at this time is to seek the Lord
for an increase of spiritual hunger. Such would transform
our lives as we begin to seek out the Lord with a greater
zeal than we seek out a better restaurant.
There is no formulae as to how to attain this spiritual
hunger. A baby is born hungry. It is a part of its creation
within the womb. So, spiritual hunger is a creation of God.
We must come to the Lord Himself and wait before Him seeking
to have our spiritual capacity enlarged.
I pray that each issue of the Banner will cause each one
of you to desire a greater capacity for spiritual things.
In the natural, when hungry, the "smell" of food
stirs exceedingly our desire for food. I trust that the "smell"
of the anointing upon this issue of the Banner will greatly
stir your desire for a greater spiritual experience with our
Your interest, prayers, and letters mean much to me. Thank
you for writing and sharing in the expense of sending the
Banner to a spiritually hungry people.
In His Eternal Love
Wade E Taylor