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Isaiah 12:3 NKJV
Therefore with joy you will draw water from the wells of salvation.
According to John 4:14 KJV, when Jesus was conversing with the Samaritan woman, 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."
Salvation was compared to a well. Isaiah said "...you will draw water from the wells of salvation." A well is a reservoir. You can come back over and over to get water from it as needed. We need to understand what we have and take advantage of it. Imagine someone sitting around thirsty, or needing to be washed, while a well is available to meet the need. If we saw someone in that state, we would wonder why they didn't do something about it, or we would remind them of what they need to do. Let us remember that we have that well Jesus referred to. It is the well of the Spirit. If we have been feeding on the Word, there should also be the water of the Word in the well. So when there is a spiritual need in our lives, we need not go any further than the well within us. As we tap into this valuable resource, we will receive enlightenment about anything else we need to do, and our needs will be met. Just as there is a procedure for drawing water out of a natural well, there is a procedure for drawing spiritual water from our spiritual well. The spiritual bucket is meditation, confession and prayer. As we meditate the Word after praying, we can then speak in line with the Word and declare our need met. We must pray with the spirit and with the understanding. We can speak or sing. We can also go to the Throne spiritually, as an act of our will and wait quietly in the presence of the Lord. That is a privilege that belongs to us as a result of our salvation.
Hebrews 4:16 NKJV says, "Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need."
Let us do this with joy. Why with joy? We have something the world does not have. We have something that is sure. The well is always there and we can always draw from it. We also do it with joy because it always works, and we appreciate our Father for providing for all our needs faithfully.