Marlee, one of our family members who happens to be a cat will follow any of the upright walking members into the bathrooms, kitchen, and laundry room. It will be any room that has a sink with the potential of a quick sip of running water. She will be found there waiting for fresh running water. Forget her fresh bowl of water that is daily poured sitting next to her food bowl. It has to be fresh running water and sought after by her meows, pacing, jumping and pitiful pleas of “Pleazzzz, turn on the faucet!”.
These days God is just speaking to me through any and all sorts of crazy things. Sometimes they are random and weird. I am beginning to believe He knows how my mind works and meets me where I will pay attention and may actually pause and listen.
So He asks me the question, “Are you thirsty for running water?”.
Are you willing to follow Me around and ask me for every opportunity to receive fresh water that runs from and through Me.
Are you thirsty enough to plea for streams of living water?
So I look up in the Bible what He says about the matter.
Thank goodness for Google!!
living fresh running water Bible
New Living Translation
“Anyone who believes in me may come and drink! For the Scriptures declare, ‘Rivers of living water will flow from his heart.'”
Oh my!!! You can look up that one on your own!!! Leviticus 15:13
That’s another study within itself. Thank goodness for the New Covenant.
Third One and many more….
John 7:38 – He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water.
Revelation 21:6 – And he said unto me, It is done. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end. I will give unto him that is athirst of the fountain of the water of life freely.
John 4:14 – But whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst; but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life.
John 4:13-15 – Jesus answered and said unto her, Whosoever drinketh of this water shall thirst again: (Read More…)
Isaiah 44:3 – For I will pour water upon him that is thirsty, and floods upon the dry ground: I will pour my spirit upon thy seed, and my blessing upon thine offspring:
Proverbs 5:15-20 – Drink waters out of thine own cistern, and running waters out of thine own well. (Read More…)
Revelation 22:17 – And the Spirit and the bride say, Come. And let him that heareth say, Come. And let him that is athirst come. And whosoever will, let him take the water of life freely.
Revelation 7:16-17 – They shall hunger no more, neither thirst any more; neither shall the sun light on them, nor any heat. (Read More…)
Acts 2:38 – Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.
John 7:37 – In the last day, that great [day] of the feast, Jesus stood and cried, saying, If any man thirst, let him come unto me, and drink.
Jeremiah 2:13 – For my people have committed two evils; they have forsaken me the fountain of living waters, [and] hewed them out cisterns, broken cisterns, that can hold no water.
Exodus 17:1-7 – And all the congregation of the children of Israel journeyed from the wilderness of Sin, after their journeys, according to the commandment of the LORD, and pitched in Rephidim: and [there was] no water for the people to drink. (Read More…)
Revelation 22:1 – And he shewed me a pure river of water of life, clear as crystal, proceeding out of the throne of God and of the Lamb.
1 John 1:9 – If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us [our] sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
John 4:1-10 – When therefore the Lord knew how the Pharisees had heard that Jesus made and baptized more disciples than John, (Read More…)
Psalms 42:1-2 – (To the chief Musician, Maschil, for the sons of Korah.) As the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God. (Read More…)
Psalms 23:5 – Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over.
1 Kings 3:1-28 – And Solomon made affinity with Pharaoh king of Egypt, and took Pharaoh’s daughter, and brought her into the city of David, until he had made an end of building his own house, and the house of the LORD, and the wall of Jerusalem round about. (Read More…)
I am guessing this water theme is significant to God and has meaning to those who are thirsty.
Are you thirsty?
(Not the kind that our teens talk about!!! Where you need a person to complete you and are looking;
looking everywhere and anyone will do.)
But kind of????
Are we looking ?
Looking for that Someone who will complete us and make us whole again. Jesus will cleanse us and purify our hearts daily with fresh running water that flows from the Throne of God. (Rev 22:1)
We just have to follow Him around everywhere with running and sought after meows, pacing, jumping and pitiful pleas of “Pleazzzz, turn on the faucet!”.
Maybe not the meows, but rather the requests of something new and fresh every day.
Ask Him to turn the faucet on today and get ready to jump up and receive.