THE EGG HUNT Isaiah 10:14My hand has found like a nest the riches of thepeople, And as one gathers eggs that are left, I have gathered all the earth; And there was noone who moved his wing, Nor opened his mouth with even a peep.
The Text Background King of Assyria was boasting Similar to Alexander the Great – Nothing left to conquor I am not asking you to search for eggs I am asking that you search for truth
Search the Scriptures John 5:39 You search the Scriptures, for in them you think you have eternal life; and these are they which testify of Me. Acts 17:11 These were more fair-minded than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness, and searched the Scriptures daily to find out whether these things were so.
Search Yourself 1 Corinthians 11:28-29 28 But let a man examine himself, and so let him eat of the bread and drink of the cup. 29 For he who eats and drinks in an unworthy manner eats and drinks judgment to himself, not discerning the Lords body.
Search Yourself Matthew 26:22 And they were exceedingly sorrowful, and each of them began to say to Him, "Lord, is it I?" 2 Corinthians 13:5 Examine yourselves as to whether you are in the faith. Test yourselves. Do you not know yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you?--unless indeed you are disqualified.
Search for Honest Man Acts 6:3 Therefore, brethren, seek out from among you seven men of good reputation, full of the Holy Spirit and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business; Jeremiah 5:1 Run to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem; See now and know; And seek in her open places If you can find a man, If there is anyone who executes judgment, Who seeks the truth, And I will pardon her.
Search for Honest Man Genesis 18 – 50, 45, 40, 30, 20, 10 Diogenes – looked for an honest man
Search for God Job 11:7 Can you search out the deep things of God? Can you find out the limits of the Almighty? Hebrews 11:3 By faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that the things which are seen were not made of things which are visible.
Search for God Romans 1:20 For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even His eternal power and Godhead, so that they are without excuse,
Search for God Matthew 6:26-30 26 Look at the birds of the air, for they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they? 27 Which of you by worrying can add one cubit to his stature? 28 So why do you worry about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin; 29 and yet I say to you that even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. 30 Now if God so clothes the grass of the field, which today is, and tomorrow is thrown into the oven, will He not much more clothe you, O you
Search for Christ John 1:46 And Nathanael said to him, "Can anything good come out of Nazareth?" Philip said to him, "Come and see." Matthew 2:8 And he sent them to Bethlehem and said, "Go and search carefully for the young Child, and when you have found Him, bring back word to me, that I may come and worship Him also."
Search for Christ 1 Peter 1:9-11 9 receiving the end of your faith--the salvation of your souls. 10 Of this salvation the prophets have inquired and searched carefully, who prophesied of the grace that would come to you, 11 searching what, or what manner of time, the Spirit of Christ who was in them was indicating when He testified beforehand the sufferings of Christ and the glories that would follow.
Search for Christ Galatians 4:4 But when the fullness of the time had come, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the law, John 1:40-42 40 One of the two who heard John speak, and followed Him, was Andrew, Simon Peters brother. 41 He first found his own brother Simon, and said to him, "We have found the Messiah" (which is translated, the Christ). 42 And he brought him to Jesus. Now when Jesus looked at him, He said, "You are Simon the son of Jonah. You shall be called Cephas" (which is translated, A Stone).
How is your search going? Have you found: Scriptures Yourself An Honest Man God Christ The search is not over – keep searching, learning, growing, being and doing.