Spiritually Thirsty

Abiding Love

cropped-lent-title-1-still-4x3Psalm 81; Jeremiah 2:4-13; John 7:14-31, 37-39

It’s the last day of the feast of tabernacles. It was quite the religious week for all who participated. On seven days of the eight-day festival, priests would pour water from the Pool of Siloam on the altar. Yet, Jesus likely sensed an inner dissatisfaction among the crowds who were beginning to return home from the festival. He likely sensed that many were leaving with spiritual needs unmet. The water the priests poured on the altar did nothing for their spiritual thirst. Those who heard Jesus’ message likely did feel spiritually tired and thirsty. But still we can assume that many of them kept walking on their way, still tired, still thirsty.

Revivals, family camps, youth events – they all have spiritual highs. Usually the final services are always the “big ones”. This is where the message finally “hits home” for those still…

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Author: tjoshbennett

Songwriter Husband Dad Adventurer

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