There is a fountain of everlasting life

We’ve all heard of the fountain of youth.  No one has ever found it nor will they. 

But there is a fountain of life, yes everlasting life.  Isn’t that a much better fountain?

For with THEE is the fountain of life:  in thy light shall we see light.

THE LIGHT, Jesus, has been here since the beginning of time

Let His life arise in thee as a fountain, and ask for the illumination of His light.

From The Treasury of David:

“For with thee is the fountain of life.”

This verse is made of simple words, but like the first chapter of John’s Gospel, it is very deep.

From the Lord, as from an independent self-sufficient spring, all creature life proceeds, by Him it is sustained, through Him alone can it be perfected.

Life is in the creature, but the fountain of it is only in the Creator. Of spiritual life, this is true in the most emphatic sense; “it is the Spirit that quickeneth,…. and we are dead, and our life is hid with Christ in God.”

“In thy light shall we see light.” Light is the glory of life. Life in the dark is misery, and rather death than life. The Lord alone can give natural, intellectual, and spiritual life; He alone can make life bright and lustrous.

In spiritual things the knowledge of God sheds a light on all other subjects. We need no candle to see the sun, we see it by its own radiance, and then see everything else by the same lustre.

No inward intelligence of ours leads us to receive the Spirit’s light, but the rather, it often helps to quench the sacred beam; purely and only by his own illumination, the Holy Ghost lights up the dark recesses of our heart’s ungodliness.

Vain are they who look to learning and human wit, one ray from the throne of God is better than the noonday splendour of created wisdom.

Lord, give me the sun, and let those who will delight in the wax candles of superstition and the phosphorescence of corrupt philosophy.

A fountain that forever springs up

This is a fountain of living water.  When Jesus talked to the woman at the well, He said:

But whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst; but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life John 4:14

And then the most wonderful words from the woman came:

Sir, give me this water, that I thirst not, neither come hither to draw. John 4:15

It was a few moments later that she realized that it is Jesus who is the living water, the fountain, that springs up into everlasting life. 

What joy was in her heart! 

She went to town proclaiming.  Come and see the man who told me everything I ever did.  Yes, He is the living water, the fountain of life, that never runs dry. 

It’s a fountain that continually satisfies the soul and forever quenches your thirst. 

It is the most beautiful fountain ever! 

It is not a fountain of youth – IT IS THE FOUNTAIN OF LIFE!

It is a fountain that enlightens the soul. 

Jesus the light of the world brings light to your dark, sin filled heart.  The entrance of His words gives light.  From here on He will lighten your pathway to your eternal home. 

Won’t you come to the light today? 

Come to the light, ’tis shining for thee;
Sweetly the light has dawned upon me;
Once I was blind, but now I can see:
The Light of the world is Jesus!
-P.P. Bliss

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