“For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.” (Romans 6:23, ESV)

29/03/2015 – Morning Service: I thirst.

Bible Readings:

John 19:25 – 42, John 4:1 -14

Sermon Outline:

John 19:28–30 (NKJV)

28 After this, Jesus, knowing that all things were now accomplished, that the Scripture might be fulfilled, said, “I thirst!” 29 Now a vessel full of sour wine was sitting there; and they filled a sponge with sour wine, put it on hyssop, and put it to His mouth. 30 So when Jesus had received the sour wine, He said, “It is finished!” And bowing His head, He gave up His spirit.

I  The complete obedience of our Saviour.

Psalm 69:21 (NKJV)

21 They also gave me gall for my food, And for my thirst they gave me vinegar to drink.

Psalm 22:15 (NKJV)

15 My strength is dried up like a potsherd, And My tongue clings to My jaws; You have brought Me to the dust of death.

II  He who was once thirsty has become the fountain of living waters.

John 4:13–14 (NKJV)

13 Jesus answered and said to her, “Whoever drinks of this water will thirst again, 14 but whoever drinks of the water that I shall give him will never thirst. But the water that I shall give him will become in him a fountain of water springing up into everlasting life.”

Isaiah 55:1 (NKJV)

1 “Ho! Everyone who thirsts, Come to the waters;”

Jeremiah 2:13 (NKJV)

13 “For My people have committed two evils: They have forsaken Me, the fountain of living waters, And hewn themselves cisterns—broken cisterns that can hold no water.

Revelation 22:17 (NKJV)

17 … And let him who thirsts come. Whoever desires, let him take the water of life freely.