Dry. Hostile. Desolate. In a desert, water is scarce; the environment is harsh and unforgiving; it’s intense in both its heat and its cold. There is little shade, little food, little protection. In a
But sometimes we can’t avoid it.
Holy Spirit, in the message we just heard, spoke about how we can have a desert mindset–how we can have an attitude that life is “bleak and monotonous.” “You turn this way and then that way,” He said, “and it all looks the same. So you stay in one place, discouraged, forgetting there is a bountiful stream flowing beneath your feet.”
Can relate to that? Feeling like some part of your life is “bleak, monotonous”? Do you ever feel discouraged? Isolated? Do you have a hard time knowing where to turn? Do you wish things would change, but have little or no faith that they actually will?
Holy Spirit told us that there is bountiful stream flowing beneath our feet. He tells us He has everything we need–and that He’s not holding back.
He said, “My resources never get depleted. My willingness to love and help and teach and guide is never exhausted . . . I stay with you. I’ll stay right here, in this desert place, with you–but I am going to show you how to access that stream of living water. Just watch, it’s going to burst forth from the hard ground, overflowing the parched land, giving you so much hope.
Listen to “How to Drink When You’re In the Desert Place.”