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06-26-16 Water: Thirst

Water: Thirst
Exodus 17:1-7, Numbers 20:1-13, 1 Corinthians 10:1-4

In scripture we see that thirst is physical, spiritual and symbolic of other conditions. After their deliverance from slavery in Egypt, Israel wandered in the desert for forty years before entering the Promised Land. The Apostle Paul says, “Now these things happened to them as an example, but they were written down for our instruction.” (1Corinthians 10:11) Part of the example and instruction relates to their thirst. We find thirst:
Demonstrates Our Dependence on God

Tests the Steadfastness of Our Faith

Points to the Greater Spiritual Need

Finds Satisfaction in Jesus

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