But whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst, but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life.
Are You Thirsty For The Things of God?
A GREAT THIRST
If you are one of my regular readers you know I have several autoimmune diseases. I often talk about Lupus but I also have Sjogrens, which is another unmistakable autoimmune disease.
Sjogrens leaves your eyes, mouth, and throat very dry. As a result, I try to keep a bottle of water with me at all times!
But in the night hours, my sleep is often interrupted by my parched throat and I wake up craving cold refreshing water to quench my thirst! And so, I now keep a bottle of water close to my bedside at all times for just that reason.
I find myself similar to the woman at the well who said to Jesus, "Sir give me this water so that I will not get thirsty
nor will I have to continually come all the way here to
draw water from the well!"
(See JOHN 4:15)
SPRINGS OF LIVING WATER
I'm sure all of us can appreciate at one time or another the
great desire for a cool drink of water. However, there is a greater thirst in my soul that cannot be quenched
with just water!
The Bible expounds upon the salvation God offers, that Jesus provided when He died upon the cross for our sins. As we
reach out to the Lord for His mercy and grace, we will
receive His forgiveness and Love!
A life without Jesus is like a desert very, very dry! Even the wettest deserts get less than ten inches of precipitation a
a year and that rain comes once in a blue moon.
Yet, Jesus' love is like a deluge of the Niagara Falls pouring
over our souls so that we will never thirst again.
He is the absolute source that fills us with a peace
and a thirst that is bountiful and
At times I am so thirsty because of Sjogren's that I dream of that day that the Lord has promised. Eternal life and the Living Waters that are completely lovely, satisfying, welling up with A continual flow and bubbling within my soul a completely...
NEW BODY THAT WILL NEVER THIRST AGAIN!
If your life is uninspired and wearisome you may need God's
heavenly waters that will positively fill you to overflowing
with His Love... just as he did for me and the woman at the well