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Broken Cisterns

Cistern

Jeremiah 2:13:

My people have committed two sins: They have forsaken me, the spring of living water, and have dug their own cisterns, broken cisterns that cannot hold water.

Sin cannot quench like the living water can. We can try as we might to fill ourselves up with things, people, pleasures — they always leave us wanting more. Christ provides us living water — drink and you will never be thirsty again!

Whoever believes in me, as Scripture has said, rivers of living water will flow from within them. – John 7:38

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Yesterday was not a successful day for me . . .

I gossiped
I judged

God has also been dealing with my pride lately. I am finding that being a Christian is very painful. It is showing me who I really am on the inside. It really is a bitter pill to swallow. But I rejoice in knowing that it is Your perfection that I can trust and not my own.

Make me, shape me Father into who you want me to be.

Test me, LORD, and try me, examine my heart and my mind — Psalms 26:2

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