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Living Water

When a Samaritan woman came to draw water, Jesus said to her, "Will you give me a drink?"  (His disciples had gone into the town to buy food.) The Samaritan woman said to him, "You are a Jew and I am a Samaritan woman. How can you ask me for a drink?" (For Jews do not associate with Samaritans.) Jesus answered her, "If you knew the gift of God and who it is that asks you for a drink, you would have asked him and he would have given you living water." "Sir," the woman said, "you have nothing to draw with and the well is deep. Where can you get this living water? Are you greater than our father Jacob, who gave us the well and drank from it himself, as did also his sons and his flocks and herds?" Jesus answered, "Everyone who drinks this water will be thirsty again, but whoever drinks the water I give him will never thirst. Indeed, the water I give him will become in him a spring of water welling up to eternal life."  John 4:7-1…

true love

"Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I lift up my soul." Psalm 143:8

Just yesterday, I read this verse and as if in a whisper within my heart, I prayed that I would sense God's love for me in a new way.  And, as only God can do, He did just that.  This very morning, our ladies' Bible study topic was God's love.  This post would be neverending if I could put into words all that God did to refresh my spirit in just an hour's time.   One thing, though, that Beth Moore said, based on 1 John 4:7-19 (hmm...sounds familiar), is that love is God's "is-ness".  I think that is just hilarious, but so profound at the same time.  He is love.  In order for me to give and receive true love, it first comes from God.  I must abide in Him and He in me for love to flow out of my heart.   I then wondered, if asked to fill in this blank..."Janet is ______."...what would …