Thirst for water

March 23, 2014 9:33 pm

“…thirst for water” (Ex 17:3)

In the first reading, the“thirst for water” was an occasion to call out to God with frustration and anger.

In the Gospel – it was an occasion to offer the  “living water”, the “spring of water welling up to eternal life” to the Samaritan woman.

A common daily need – the thirst for water. God promised us: “For whoever will give you a cup of water to drink in My name, because you belong to Christ, truly I tell you, he will not lose his reward” (Mk 9:42).

“Lord, you are truly the Savior of the world; give me living water, that I may never thirst again” (Verse before the Gospel).

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Categorised in: Fr Jarosław Szymczak