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A Thirsty Person Must Drink: Word v World

13/11/2022 - Zeke Murley

What does a thirsty man do to get rid of his thirst? He drinks.

What does a hungry man do to get rid of his hunger? He eats.

Key Scriptures about The World:

  • 1 John 2:15-16
  • Romans 12:2
  • Mark 8:36
  • Colossians 3:2
  • James 4:4
  • John 16:33
  • John 3:16-7

Key Scriptures about the Word of God:

  • Hebrews 4:12
  • 2 Timothy 3:16-17
  • Psalm 119:105
  • Isaiah 40:8
  • Matthew 24:35
  • Romans 10:17

World v Word

Every choice we make is a decision of choosing what we feed ourselves with; the Word or the World

  1. Sanctification

“Sanctify them by Your truth. Your word is truth.”

John 17:17 NKJV

The 3 Fold Meaning of Sanctification: Past, Present & Future.

  1. Activation

“For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart.”

Hebrews 4:12 NIV

“All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.”

2 Timothy 3:1617 NIV

  1. Invitation

“Come, all you who are thirsty, come to the waters; and you who have no money, come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk without money and without cost. Why spend money on what is not bread, and your labor on what does not satisfy? Listen, listen to me, and eat what is good, and you will delight in the richest of fare.”

Isaiah 55:12 NIV

“Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.”

Matthew 11:28 ESV

“Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me shall not hunger, and whoever believes in me shall never thirst.”

John 6:35 ESV

“Then Jesus said to them, “Follow Me, and I will make you become fishers of men.”

Mark 1:17 NKJV