It burns. It overwhelms. It consumes.
It takes over…
You might have heard someone say “I’m on fire for God,” and wondered what they meant. I mean, most fires are meant to be put out before they do more damage, right?
But, on fire for God? That’s a different story.
The prophet Jeremiah put it this way…
“But if I say I’ll never mention the Lord
or speak in his name,
his word burns in my heart like a fire.
It’s like a fire in my bones!
I am worn out trying to hold it in!
I can’t do it!”
Jeremiah was so consumed with God, he couldn’t help but speak His Name.
Or, to put it a different way, God’s Word so overwhelmed Jeremiah, that he had to spread it. It was burning inside of him.
He was a man on fire… for God.
Are you on fire?