Bread of Heaven, Drink of Heaven

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.”
The wording of the above paragraph derived from the Bible during a conversation between the Samaritan woman and Jesus at the well of Jacob. The fascinating thing is the point of address that the two come from. The woman was addressing it from the whole issue of the physical water while Jesus was offering something far much bigger than drinking water.
Is it not amazing how in our daily life we strife and struggle for material things and possessions? Don’t we in a way or the other discover that our heart do not necessarily get satisfied in this? Of course we do and that is when we realize we need to advance. Having all these possession is not a crime but the problem comes in when we turn them to be our gods or allow them to draw our attention from God. There is that wondrous treasure which we find the time we find Christ.
Jesus speaking to the woman said that he was in a capacity to give a satisfaction that would never end and out of her will flow a fountain of water springing up unto everlasting. This is a call that even we who have known Him need to keep on reminding ourselves about. Jesus is all in all which means that He satisfies in all ways. He told Jews that He is the true bread and he who eats of Him will never hunger again. At His table we eat and drink forever.
So my brother if the things that this world gives you
Leave hungers that won’t pass away,
My blessed Lord will come and save you
If you kneel to Him and humbly pray—
This bread, which is Jesus, does not come as inheritance from the ancestry, parents or assumption but it originates from a relationship with Him. It is unto them that will accept Him as the Lord and Saviour of their lives that will experience the newness and the refreshment of Him. His cross keeps on reminding us that He paid the cost that nothing else could have paid. The Christian in the John Bunyan’s book, “pilgrim’s Progress” explains how new he became and how a new robe was given unto him after his luggage has been taken off him. At such a moment, the words that would run through the mind would be:
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
-Gospel of John 4 & 6
-Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan
-Fill my cup, Lord … hymn by Richard Blanshard

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