Gulps of Living Water

“Jesus answered and said to her, ‘Whoever drinks of this water will thirst again, but whoever drinks of the water that I shall give him will never thirst. But the water that I shall give him will become in him a fountain of water springing up into everlasting life’” (John 4:13-14, NKJV).

Just as our bodies thirst for water, so do our spirits. Our bodies thirst for physical water. Our spirits thirst for the living waters of the Holy Spirit.

A glass of cold water on a sweaty summer day refreshes us in a way that speaks to us of eternal realities. How so? Well, think about this. Very soon, we will be needing another glass of water to quench our bodily need for hydration. If we don’t get that next glass of water, what happens? Dehydration begins to set in, with all of its uncomfortable symptoms. We get dizzy, lightheaded, irritable. Our head begins to ache. If it gets too bad, we feel like our physical weakness could soon cause us to collapse.

Severe dehydration is a picture of what it’s like to exist without God. We see the ultimate picture of this in Continue reading Gulps of Living Water