Patching Cracks

While preparing Good Friday this year, I read a book by Arthur Pink dealing with the various things Jesus said while dying on the cross. One of Jesus’ final words spoken on the cross was a simple phrase: “I thirst.” The book describes this phrase as being a reflection of the same thing people all over the world are crying out, every day, as they go about their lives. They chase wealth, success, the perfect home, the perfect family experience, entertainment, sex, and the next novel thing or experience. The book I read was written in the late 1800s, but it is as accurate today as it was then. We...