No water - town dies - nothing to support life
Around water we see life springing up
water hole in the plains
pond or creek in the forest
oasis in the desert
Jesus promises water to a woman at a well. Did you ever think of this irony?
she has as much water as she can drink
Jesus promises the water of life - the Holy Spirit -
remember from last week, man shall not live by bread alone
What does Jesus have to give his people? All they could ever need.
What are his promises to us?
How will we live then?
gather around the oasis
trust Jesus to give us the living water
feed on his promises in Word and Sacrament
hold to him