Never Thirst

Thirst is just a fact of life. Just like hunger, it comes and goes. When I satisfy the need, it goes away… for a time. This is true now, it was true two thousand years ago and it will be true into the future for as long as people inhabit the earth. So when Jesus spoke about drinking water that will take away your thirst forever, it almost seems impossible to imagine.

Thirsty

Jesus was making it plain for all to hear that He is God and that He is the fulfillment of their deepest longing.

John 4:13-14 (Never Thirst)

Jesus answered, “Everyone who drinks this water will be thirsty again, but whoever drinks the water I give them will never thirst. Indeed, the water I give them will become in them a spring of water welling up to eternal life.” (John 4:13-14) Read: Deuteronomy 21:10 – 25:19 Relate: This morning I had a mug of dark roast coffee before leaving the…

John 4:7-8 (Position of Need)

Soon a Samaritan woman came to draw water, and Jesus said to her, “Please give me a drink.” He was alone at the time because his disciples had gone into the village to buy some food. (John 4:7-8) Read: Deuteronomy 6:1 – 9:29 Relate: I don’t like being needy. Maybe it’s an American thing with our idealization of…