Jer 31:14 And I will satiate the soul of the priests with fatness, and my people shall be satisfied with my goodness, saith the LORD.
Note the "My" which comes twice: "My people shall be satisfied with
The kind of people who are satisfied with GOD are marked
out as GOD'S own.
He is pleased with them, for they are pleased with
They call Him their GOD, and He calls them His people;
satisfied to take them for a portion, and they are satisfied with Him
for their portion.
There is a mutual communion of delight between GOD'S Israel and Israel's
These people are satisfied.
This is a grand thing. Very few of the
sons of men are ever satisfied, let their lot be what it may; they have
swallowed the horse-leech, and it continually cries, "Give! give!"
sanctified souls are satisfied souls.
GOD Himself must both convert us
and content us.
It is no wonder that the LORD's people should be
satisfied with the goodness of their LORD.
Here is goodness without
mixture, bounty without stint, mercy without chiding, love without
change, favor without reserve.
If GOD'S goodness does not satisfy us,
What! are we still groaning?
Surely there is a wrong desire
within if it be one which GOD'S goodness does not satisfy.
LORD, I am
satisfied. Blessed be Thy name.