The economy is dependent upon a good growing season, cities and town need dependable water supplies. Not too much rain, but enough. Water is a precious thing and long-continuing drought in the Southwest has reached almost crisis proportions.
It is precious in the Holy Land. If the rains do not come there will be no crops in the coming year. Through history, it was the lack of rains which produced famine, which drove the family of Jacob to Egypt for food.
Modern Israelis have worked miracles with irrigation and scientific farming but the key today remains the rains which come in November and December. Each autumn the people of Israel gathered and still do to celebrate the festival and pray for rain. The setting for our text is the feast.
On this day water was carried from the pool of Siloam up to the Temple in Jerusalem. The water was carried around the altar and then poured out.
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Jesus is the water of life, a good image for us because we can have drought in our personal life as well as in the fields. We can see it all around us in crime rates and abused children, drug and alcohol dependence, gangs, suicide. We can see drought in the lives of those who have little or nothing and in the lives of the rich and famous.
I was reading recently about the African-American community. This came about because their music sounds like its between a contemporary bluegrass and country gospel style. The Living Waters Trio ministry now expands into churches, outdoor venues, and various facilities all across the country.
Throughout the growing process of the group's ministry, their goal has remained the same. To see as many souls come to the Lord as possible before time runs out.
Each individual member has a unique identity and talent that God has given them. As a result of their faithfulness, the blessings of God are clearly evident in their ministry. Each soul that is saved makes every mile they travel worth every sacrifice they have made. LWT has a lot of support from their families which makes what they do possible. These people have never received the credit they deserve, but they want to thank each and every one of them for what they do. Ezekiel Wherever the river flows, there will be swarms of living creatures and a great number of fish, because it flows there and makes the waters fresh; so wherever the river flows, everything will flourish.
Zechariah And on that day living water will flow out from Jerusalem, half of it toward the eastern sea and the other half toward the western sea, in summer and winter alike. John Jesus answered, "If you knew the gift of God and who is asking you for a drink, you would have asked Him, and He would have given you living water.
Indeed, the water I give him will become in him a fount of water springing up to eternal life. Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers. For the Spirit had not yet been given, because Jesus had not yet been glorified.
He that. Therefore, do not go out without your tracts. Items 25 to 48 of 64 total Show 12 24 36 All per page. Page: 1 2 3. Add to Cart. Browse By. Ordering Information. Social Media.Mar 17, · Gateway Worship - Living Water Album: Greater Than, Year: Living Water LYRICS [Verse 1] Water of life, what if I said I was thirsty Bread of life, what if .