Parched, you squeeze that last drop of water you can stir up unto your lips.
Wandering across the harsh landscape, the drought that is overcoming your body far outweighs the wanderlust attitude you shared on your insta-story just a short while ago. Your mouth is dry, your sweat no longer cools you, and your muscles ache. The tough terrain ahead offers no reprieve and your ill-prepared rations have been depleted.
Turning back to the wayward path you just conquered seems easy enough, but the bottom of the hill is dark and seemingly oppressive. The option to keep moving forward is daunting, but it’s light up there and hope seems to radiate from the top. But lacking faith and energy, you shrug in disappointment and helplessness. You forget what has gotten you to this point and why you should move forward.
The help that you need in the wilderness we find ourselves in as believers can and will be attained. The expanse of life for Christians is often unforgiving, but there’s hope through the parched vista.
Isaiah 58:11 ESV
And the Lord will guide you continually and satisfy your desire in scorched places and make your bones strong; and you shall be like a watered garden, like a spring of water, whose waters do not fail.
His quenching does not disappoint. His wells of life are continually flowing. Our dispirited walk will be given hope in the desert. He doesn’t depart once we grab on to His living water.
But whoever drinks of the water that I will give him will never be thirsty again. The water that I will give him will become in him a spring of water welling up to eternal life.
We may face harsh battles ahead. The gravity of some situations will weigh us down. Hurts will ensue and grief will take part. But in all that, we will not thirst and we will not be abandoned. Our eternity is sealed in the living water that the Lord pours forth. Keep that on the forefront of every climb and He will see you through.We may face harsh battles ahead. The gravity of some situations will weigh us down. Hurts will ensue and grief will take part. But in all that, we will not thirst and we will not be abandoned. Click To Tweet
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