Have you ever truly experienced hunger? Short Christian video about Jesus’ commitment to the Scriptures, and being hungry for the Word of God.

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Hunger - A Story about Scripture. Are you hungry for the Word of God?

What is the most amount of time you have ever gone without food? - A few hours perhaps, maybe even a whole afternoon? Do you think you have ever experienced hunger - real, true, hunger?

In this video, take a minute to think about how it would feel to go without food for 40 days, and what you would most need to satisfy your hunger.

In the Bible, we read about the time Jesus didn't eat for 40 days. He was tempted: being God, he could have made the stones into loaves of bread. But, Jesus tells us that 'Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.' His real food, his real need, was to hear his Father speak.

How hungry are you for the Word of God?

Possible Discussion Questions

  • Food nourishes our body, how does the Word of God nourish us?
  • How can we encourage each other to be more hungry for God?

Related Bible Reference

  • 2 Timothy 3:16-17
  • Matthew 4:1-4


Produced by Plungepool

Plungepool, a Christian media production company, exist to help as many people as possible engage with the good news about Jesus through creative storytelling.

Script Jonathan Greenaway

Jonathan Greenway is a freelance video editor, motion designer and marketer consultant. He’s based in Germany where he runs PlungePool.

Produced by Word Alive

Word Alive is an organisation who's main aim is to serve the Church and to reach the world. Their desire is to resource individuals and churches and so empower them in their mission to their local communities and the wider world.

Actor Ali Shand
Crew Jill Bain

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This video is available for use online or offline in the context of your ministry/ministries (e.g. church service, children’s/youth group, small group, Bible study, school assemblies and lessons). By purchasing this video, you are purchasing a license to use and show it in the context of your specific situation (unless otherwise noted, this excludes uploading it by itself to social media).

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