“Is that all there is.” He asked. “Is that all there is?” There is a song by the same name. The verses tell of a house fire, a visit to a circus, lost love and at the end of each verse comes the same question. Is that all there is?
When are we satisfied? “When is enough, enough? Can we possibly eat enough chocolate to content our greed? Or drive a big enough car? Or have the fanciest house, the happiest marriage, the best job? What in the world will ever bring us contentment?
The disciples thought they couldn’t get enough bread. (Matthew 15:33, MSG)
The five virgins refused to share oil with those who had none. (Matthew 25:9, MSG)
A full barn wasn’t enough for the rich man in Luke 12:16-19, MSG.
Paul settled that question in his own mind. Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content. (Philippians 4:11, KJV)
If you are asking yourself that question this holiday season, I invite you to choose this answer. Jesus is all there is and Jesus is enough.
Therefore let the whole house of Israel recognize beyond all doubt and acknowledge assuredly that God has made Him both Lord and Christ (the Messiah)—this Jesus Whom you crucified. (Acts 2:26, AMP)
Prayer- Lord, be our satisfaction beyond “Is that all there is.?” For Christ’s sake. Amen.