27th Aug 2017...→more

River of Life ~ River of God


1. "There is a river whose streams make glad the people of God; the holy place where the Most High dwells."  Psalm 46:4


2. "The Ancient of Days took his seat..... His throne was flaming with fire... a river of fire was flowing, coming out from before him..... I looked and there before me was one like a son of man, coming with the clouds of heaven. He approached the Ancient of Days... and he was given authority, glory and sovereign power; all peoples, nations and men of every language worshipped him. His dominion is an everlasting dominion that will not pass away, and his kingdom is one that will never be destroyed."  Daniel 7:9-10, 13-14


3. "I saw the Holy City, the new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God.... I did not see a temple in the city, because the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are its temple... Then the angel showed me the river of the water of life, as clear as crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb down the great street of the city. On each side of the river stood the tree of life, bearing fruit, yielding its fruit every month. And the leaves of the tree are for the healing of the nations."  Revelation 21:2,22 & 22:1-2


4. "John answered them all: I baptise you water. But one more powerful than I will come... He will baptise you with the Holy Spirit and fire."  Luke 3:16


5. "Jesus said: If you knew the gift of God and who it is that [speaks], you would have asked him and he would [give] you living water.... whoever drinks of the water that I give him will never thirst again. The water I give him will become in him a fountain of water welling up to eternal life." John 4:10,14


6. "Jesus stood and cried out, 'If anyone thirsts, let him come to me and drink. Whoever believes in me just as the Scriptures have said, out of his belly will flow rivers of living water'. Now he said this about the Spirit..." John 7:37-39


7. "Water was coming out from under the threshold of the temple.... Wherever the river flows everything will live... Fruit trees of all kinds will grow on both banks of the river. Their leaves will not wither, nor will their fruit fail. They will bear fresh fruit every month because the water for them flows from the sanctuary. Their fruit will be for food and their leaves for healing." Ezekiel 47:2,9,12


"With joy you will draw water from the wells of 'Salvation' (Yeshua/Jesus)." Isaiah 12:3


"Whoever is thirsty, let him come; and whoever wishes, let him take the free gift of the water of life."  Revelation 22:17


"Come, all you who are thirsty, come to the waters; and you who have no money, come buy and eat.... without money and without cost."  Isaiah 55:1


"If we live by the Spirit, let us also walk by the Spirit." Galatians 5:25


"Do not quench the Spirit.... Hold fast what is good." I Thessalonians 5:19,21


"Do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption." Ephesians 4:30



Our service was led by David Torrance

Reading: Ezekiel 47:1-12