Written By: Patti Miller
Like the woman at the well I was seeking For things that could not satisfy; And then I heard my Savior speaking: "Draw from my well that never shall run dry". Fill my cup, Lord. I lift it up, Lord! Come and quench this thirsting of my soul; Bread of heaven, Feed me till I want no more-- Fill my cup, fill it up and make me whole! There are millions in this world who are craving The pleasures earthly things afford; But none can match the wondrous treasure That I find in Jesus Christ my Lord. So, my brother, if the things this world gave you Leave hungers that won't pass away, My blessed Lord will come and save you, If you kneel to Him and humbly pray:
I love looking up the words to songs, especially old hymns. I am a visual person. When I sing songs during church, I visualize the meaning of the words. I often feel that the songs are mini-sermons to my spirit.
When Jesus met the woman at the well, she had been seeking things of the world to satisfy her thirst (her desires). Jesus offered her living water that she may thirst no more. He offered her the free gift of salvation. So many people in the world are seeking someone or something that can fill their earthly cravings. People try to obtain or buy pleasures that will fill a gap, a hole within themselves. Going from one thing to another thing, hoping this time it will work. But Jesus is the only treasure that can fill us and satisfy us for eternity. When our soul searches for something or someone that can quench our hunger, Jesus is there with open arms. He wants to fill our cups (our lives) with His living water. I challenge each of us to read and visualize this song. Let Christ minister to you through it. Take time to read the words of your favorite songs and look for the message God gave to their authors.
“Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old things have passed away. Behold, all things have become new.” (2 Corinthians 5:17)
“…but whoever drinks the water I give them will never thirst. Indeed, the water I give them will become in them a spring of water welling up to eternal life.” (John 4:14)
By: Patti Miller