Living Water Vs the Dead Sea

“The water that I shall give him will become in him a fountain of water springing up into everlasting life.’ –John 4:14

“We are to be fountains through which Jesus can flow as ‘rivers of living water’ in blessing to everyone. Yet some of us are like the Dead Sea, always receiving but never giving. Whenever the blessings are not being poured out in the same measure they are received, there is a defect in our relationship with Him. Stay at the Source, closely guarding your faith in Jesus Christ and your relationship to Him, and there will be a steady flow into the lives of others with no dryness or deadness whatsoever” (Oswald Chambers, My Utmost for His Highest).

Which one are you? Which one am I?

Are we like the Dead Sea, always taking and never giving or pouring life into others?

Or are we like rivers of living water, refreshing all who come into contact with us?

It’s a daily choice.

We don’t decide one day and auto default to whatever we want. We have to make the same choice tomorrow and the next day and the day after.

It’s a daily choice.

That means if I was a Dead Sea yesterday, hoarding blessings and being miserly with God’s grace, I don’t have to be that way to day. I can be a river of living water.

Which one will you and I choose to be?

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