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...poor thing
   died of thirst
   inches from
   water...
water means
LIFE
physically
water means
LIFE
physically
water means
LIFE
physically
water
mentioned
+650
 times
cleansed by
 FLOODGenesis 6
parted the
 RED SEA
       Genesis 14
Egypt’s first
  PLAGUE  Exodus 7
flowed from
 ROCK
    Exodus 17
first public
MIRACLE    John 2
calmed the
STORMY SEA
        Matthew 8
water chosen for
   NEW LIFE
     Acts 2:38; Romans 6
LIVING
WATER
    John 4
whoever drinks of the water
 I will give him will NEVER thirst again
                                John 4:14




 LIVING...
the water I will give him
  will become in him a well of water
      springing up in him to eternal life
                 ...
we live in a
THIRSTY
 WORLD
THIRSTY
 for truth?
I am
the Way,
the Truth
and the Life,
no one comes
to the Father
except by Me.
      John 14:6
Wisdom that does not come
down from above is earthly,
    natural, demonic.
          James 3:15
Wisdom from the world
 will never quench the thirst
of those who search for truth
  because it originates with
  with the ...
we have been
“CALLED OUT”
of that darkness
    into light
    1 Peter 2:10
whoever drinks of the water
 I will give him will NEVER thirst again
                               John 4:14




 LIVING
...
we live in a
THIRSTY
CHURCH
do not
UNDERSTAND
   Matthew 13:4, 19
do not
UNDERSTAND
   Matthew 13:4, 19




  to have a grasp of something that
 challenges one’s thinking or practice
provide
NO MOISTURE,
NO ROOT
    Matthew 13:5, 21
    Luke 8:13
they drink
WORLDLINESS
   Matthew 13:7, 22
we don’t have to go

  THIRSTY!
we can quench
our thirst by becoming

STUDIERS
THIS WEEK
✓ study for understanding
✓ pray for God’s wisdom
✓ strive to make application
we can quench
our thirst by becoming

  TEACHERS
THIS WEEK
✓become a silent partner
✓volunteer to teach class
✓plan to attend evangelism
  class
we can quench
our thirst by becoming




WATER BEARERS
THIS WEEK
✓brighten someone’s day
✓hand some spiritual water to
 someone who needs a drink
✓go out of your way
no one need
 die of thirst...




               ...you are only
               inches from water
                    DRIN...
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Dying of Thirst, Inches from Water

  1. 1. ...poor thing died of thirst inches from water...
  2. 2. water means LIFE physically
  3. 3. water means LIFE physically
  4. 4. water means LIFE physically
  5. 5. water mentioned +650 times
  6. 6. cleansed by FLOODGenesis 6
  7. 7. parted the RED SEA Genesis 14
  8. 8. Egypt’s first PLAGUE Exodus 7
  9. 9. flowed from ROCK Exodus 17
  10. 10. first public MIRACLE John 2
  11. 11. calmed the STORMY SEA Matthew 8
  12. 12. water chosen for NEW LIFE Acts 2:38; Romans 6
  13. 13. LIVING WATER John 4
  14. 14. whoever drinks of the water I will give him will NEVER thirst again John 4:14 LIVING WATER
  15. 15. the water I will give him will become in him a well of water springing up in him to eternal life John 4:14 LIVING WATER
  16. 16. we live in a THIRSTY WORLD
  17. 17. THIRSTY for truth?
  18. 18. I am the Way, the Truth and the Life, no one comes to the Father except by Me. John 14:6
  19. 19. Wisdom that does not come down from above is earthly, natural, demonic. James 3:15
  20. 20. Wisdom from the world will never quench the thirst of those who search for truth because it originates with with the master deceiver, the father of lies John 8:44
  21. 21. we have been “CALLED OUT” of that darkness into light 1 Peter 2:10
  22. 22. whoever drinks of the water I will give him will NEVER thirst again John 4:14 LIVING WATER
  23. 23. we live in a THIRSTY CHURCH
  24. 24. do not UNDERSTAND Matthew 13:4, 19
  25. 25. do not UNDERSTAND Matthew 13:4, 19 to have a grasp of something that challenges one’s thinking or practice
  26. 26. provide NO MOISTURE, NO ROOT Matthew 13:5, 21 Luke 8:13
  27. 27. they drink WORLDLINESS Matthew 13:7, 22
  28. 28. we don’t have to go THIRSTY!
  29. 29. we can quench our thirst by becoming STUDIERS
  30. 30. THIS WEEK ✓ study for understanding ✓ pray for God’s wisdom ✓ strive to make application
  31. 31. we can quench our thirst by becoming TEACHERS
  32. 32. THIS WEEK ✓become a silent partner ✓volunteer to teach class ✓plan to attend evangelism class
  33. 33. we can quench our thirst by becoming WATER BEARERS
  34. 34. THIS WEEK ✓brighten someone’s day ✓hand some spiritual water to someone who needs a drink ✓go out of your way
  35. 35. no one need die of thirst... ...you are only inches from water DRINK OFTEN, DRINK DEEPLY

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