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Author: Scott David Foutz
Text: John 4:13-14 Title: That Water, This Water Proposition: Christ alone satisfies the heart. Intro: Complex/ Simple/ Heart/ Thirst/ John 4 I. WHEN WE DRINK FROM THE WORLD, WE ALWAYS THIRST AGAIN A. Temporary satisfaction is the norm - We live in a world full of temporary things! (groceries) - Temporary doesn't mean "bad" (Jesus gets tired, thirsty, hungry; vv.6-8) - The world offers ONLY temporary goods. (body okay/ heart thirsts) Chases after B. The Samaritan Woman II. WHEN WE DRINK FROM CHRIST, WE NEVER THIRST AGAIN A. Jesus alone satisfies the longing of the heart. - This is his specialty; This is what he sees in us. (Our hurt, etc) - God has so much more in store for us. (He offers himself) B. This satisfaction is eternal. (And that's a promise!) - Our heart's thirst for satisfaction does not return!! - Despite the world's best and worst, it cannot remove this satisfaction. C. This Living Water becomes a Spring within us - flowing out into the areas and relationships of our life. Conclusion: 1. In a world full of temporary things, only Jesus satisfies the heart. 2. This satisfaction is reliable and does not fade away. 3. This satisfaction impacts all other areas and needs of our life.