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Dec26SatDecember 26, 2015
Jesus said, “…whoever drinks of the water that I shall give him will never thirst…” (cf. John 4) As we come together following our Christmas celebration, and looking forward with expectation into 2016 we must ponder these words of Jesus - the “Living Water!” Although I not going to preach and expound on this text (the Holy Spirit has given Brother Jerry that assignment today), I would only draw attention to you and me that just as Jesus was offering to do something new in the life of this Samaritan woman (cf John 4), Jesus desires to do something new in you and me in 2016!
Isaiah said, “Do not remember the former things, Nor consider the things of old. Behold, I will do a new thing, Now it shall spring forth; Shall you not know it? I will even make a road in the wilderness and rivers in the desert.” (43: 18-19) What new thing is Jesus desiring to do in you? It might be a deeper commitment and devotion to Him. It might be gaining victory over an addiction. It might be forgiving the unforgivable. It might be gaining control over your finances or physical condition. It might be getting off the sidelines and being an active participant in the life and ministry of His church body. I do not know what specific “New Thing” Jesus is desiring to do in your life, but I do know He is desiring to do something new in your life, because that is the Character of our God. He is always present. He is always active and creating something new (“…Behold, I make all things new…” - cf. Revelation 21) I also know Jesus is desiring to do something new in and through you and me, because that is the call of salvation - to be His disciple. As His disciple (mathetes, learner, follower) we are set out on this lifelong experience to be shaped into His likeness - a journey marked by progress. A journey marked by daily submitting our will to His will!
What “New Thing” is Jesus desiring to do in you? - Commit it to Him!
In His Service,