Outbreak

Anyone who believes in me may come and drink! For the Scriptures declare, ‘Rivers of living water will flow from his heart.’ ” (When he said “living water,” he was speaking of the Spirit, who would be given to everyone believing in him. But the Spirit had not yet been given, because Jesus had not yet…

Thirsty

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

On The Waters

When they had rowed about three or four miles, they saw Jesus approaching the boat, walking on the water; and they were frightened. But he said to them, “It is I; don’t be afraid.”  (John 6:19-20) Read: 1 Kings 1:1-53, 1 Chronicles 29:1-22 Relate: The other night I woke up to a storm. It wasn’t one of those warm summer rains…

John 4:28 (Greater Need)

The woman left her water jar beside the well and ran back to the village, telling everyone, (John 4:28) Read: Joshua 18:1 – 19:48 Relate: My cousin posted a picture of a modern version of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs today that earned a chuckle and probably got me thinking along these lines. I’ve seen this pyramid since…

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 4:10 (With Water So Close)

Jesus replied, “If you only knew the gift God has for you and who you are speaking to, you would ask me, and I would give you living water.” (John 4:10) Read: Deuteronomy 13:1 – 16:17 Relate: In a recent issue of National Geographic there was an article about Paul Salopek. He has embarked on the out of Eden…

Unquestioning Obedience

Jesus told the servants, “Fill the jars with water.” When the jars had been filled, he said, “Now dip some out, and take it to the master of ceremonies.” So the servants followed his instructions. (John 2:7-8) Daily Bible Reading: Exodus 22:16 – 24:18 Relate: It is one thing for Mary to tell the servants to do whatever Jesus commands. She…