Apr 9, 2017
“I thirst.” John 19:28-30
Why Thirsty? . . .
“They gave me poison for food, and for my thirst they gave me sour wine to drink.” Psalm 69:21
“I am poured out like water, and all my bones are out of joint; my heart is like wax; it is melted within my breast; my strength is dried up like a potsherd, and my tongue sticks to my jaws; you lay me in the dust of death. For dogs encompass me; a company of evildoers encircles me; they have pierced my hands and feet—I can count all my bones—they stare and gloat over me; they divide my garments among them, and for my clothing they cast lots.” Psalm 22:14-18
“When you pricked Jesus Christ, when you stabbed Jesus Christ, he literally bled Scripture. He knew the Scripture so well, he thought about the Scripture so pervasively, it so saturated and permeated his whole being and his imagination and his feelings and his will and his knowledge that it shaped him instinctively. The Scripture shaped every part of him…His nobility, his courage, his peace, his faith all happened because he was saturated with Scripture.” Tim Keller
The Takeaway . . .
“Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.” Matthew 5:6