Sometimes we wonder: God promised He would never leave me, so why am I so lonely? I read stories in the Bible of God doing miracles and speaking to His people. Why doesn’t He do the same for me? When I pray, I feel like my words bounce off the…
Isaiah 43:16-19 MSG “This is what God says, the God who builds a road right through the ocean, who carves a path through pounding waves, The God who summons horses and chariots and armies— they lie down and then can’t get up; they’re snuffed out like so many candles: “Forget about…
“And God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament: and it was so. And God called the firmament Heaven. And the evening and the morning were the second day.” Genesis 1:7-8
Imagine a world without water. The entire planet would be a desert, plants would be shriveled and brown and life would slow down to a crawl. The second day of creation gave us a precious resource.
The same is true spiritually. Without living water, souls become parched, hope dries up, and motivation virtually disappears. Life becomes a mere existence with no promise of change.
But when we allow God to flood our spirits with the water of His Holy Spirit, everything is refreshed. Hope is rejuvenated and life becomes worth living again. Just as we need a steady supply of water to survive physically, we need to soak in God’s presence on a daily basis.
Prayer: Lord, let me drink daily from the fountain of living water. And pour the water of Your Spirit over me, in me and through me.
Devotion by Liane Grant