Archive for April 27th, 2020

Spring Up – Spring Up O Well!

April 27, 2020

This is cool! Look at the invitation below – it’s to ALL who are thirsty – both believers and non-believers. I never noticed the invitation to believers before, it’s to keep coming to “drink”. It makes sense tho — if the “rivers of living water” are to keep flowing from those who believe=> they have to keep drinking! Also look how “bearing fruit(Revelation 22)” is related to this need to keep drinking!

Thirsty? Come with joy to drink the water of life.
=> Be refreshed, strengthened and equipped with His joy to send out the invitation to ALL those who are thirsty!

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John 7:37-39 New American Standard Bible (NASB)
37 Now on the last day, the great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried out, saying, “If anyone is thirsty, *let him come to Me and drink. 38 He who believes in Me, as the Scripture said, ‘From his innermost being will flow rivers of living water.’” 39 But this He spoke of the Spirit, whom those who believed in Him were to receive; for the Spirit was not yet given, because Jesus was not yet glorified.
Footnote:
*Or let him keep coming to Me and let him keep drinking

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A Song:
Spring up – spring up o Well
Flowing River of Life
River of Delight –Psalm 36:8-9, 46:4;Rev 22:1-2
Joy unspeakable
Joy full of glory –1Peter 1:8
Overflowing Joy
In the presence of the Lord
Be filled with His Spirit –Ephesians 5:18-21
Fullness of Joy. –Psalm 16:11
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Sing to the well
Spring up – spring up o well
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With Joy with Joy –Isaiah 12:3
Sing to the Well
Spring up – spring up o Well! –Numbers 21:17
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Revelation 22:1-2,17 New American Standard Bible (NASB)
1 Then he showed me a river of the water of life, clear as crystal, coming from the throne of God and of the Lamb, 2 in the middle of its street. On either side of the river was the tree of life, bearing twelve kinds of fruit, yielding its fruit every month; and the leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations. …
… 17 The Spirit and the bride say, “Come.” And let the one who hears say, “Come.” And let the one who is thirsty come; let the one who wishes take the water of life without cost.

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Psalm 30:11 Amplified Bible (AMP)
You have turned my mourning into dancing for me; You have taken off my sackcloth and clothed me with joy.
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1 Chronicles 16:10-11,27 Amplified Bible (AMP)
Glory in His holy name; Let the hearts of those who seek the Lord rejoice. Seek the Lord and His strength; Seek His face continually [longing to be in His presence].
… Splendor and majesty are [found] in His presence; Strength and joy are [found] in His place (sanctuary).
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Word Study
.From NetBible Ps 30:11
You have turned for me my mourning into dancing; You have loosed my sackcloth and girded{clothed, equipped} me with gladness{joy}

  • girded me with gladness = clothed me with joy
  • clothed-‘azar[0247] = girded(metaphorical of strength), encompassed, equipped
  • joy-simchah[08057] = joy, mirth, gladness, joy (of God)
    *The root denotes being glad or joyful with the whole disposition, the whole heart [08056] [08055]

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