"The wells of salvation"

One who digs a well taps an unseen source of supply; and if this source is of sufficient size, he may expect a continuous flow of fresh water. Such a resource was of considerable value in the arid lands of Biblical times, and sometimes a man's wealth was measured by the number of wells he possessed. One can easily see the application of Isaiah's metaphor to the spiritual resources of divine Mind and feel the import of his exclamation: "With joy shall ye draw water out of the wells of salvation." Isa. 12:3;

In the materialism of this day we may perceive an aridness, a dissatisfaction, an unrest that should lead everyone to the deeper search for resources. Once we realize that matter does not hold the answer to joy and satisfaction, we will be ready to look in the direction of Spirit for our good. Christ Jesus brought out this lesson in his meeting with the Samaritan woman at the well. In the process of asking her for a drink of water he went on to awaken her to the immorality of the life she was leading. Referring to the material sense of life and intelligence, he said, "Whosoever drinketh of this water shall thirst again: 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 4:13, 14;

Testimony of Healing
"Man's extremity is God's opportunity"
March 22, 1969

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