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 (ESV)
Help me Lord, today, to stretch my roots deep to your Living Water and, when my soul is thirsty, remember to tap into your gracious love and comfort.
David knew about being thirsty. In Psalm 42:1-2, he wrote:
“As a deer pants for flowing streams, so pants my soul for you, O God.
My soul thirsts for God, for the living God.”
David knew when his soul was downcast and he was tempted to despair, that only God could quench his thirst. As I watered my thirsty pansies that day, I was thankful for the reminder that, unlike those flowers, I have a way to access my Source of water.
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