Presentation on theme: "Can’t Touch This! John 7:32-39"— Presentation transcript:
1 Can’t Touch This! John 7:32-39 Only a Short TimeStreams of Living Water
2 Can’t Touch This! John 7:32-39 Only a Short Time“I am with you”God’s servants cannot be held back from their work or killed before their task is completed!Jesus was to be here for only a short time but with specific tasks to accomplish.Nothing can touch the Christian unless it coincides with God’s specific command!
3 Can’t Touch This! John 7:32-39 Only a Short TimeGod’s hedge of protection around JobJob 1:1 – blameless and uprightJob 1:8 – God’s permission and directionJob 1:9-11 – Satan’s challengeSatan admits to trying to get to JobSatan also admits that God has a hedge
4 Can’t Touch This! John 7:32-39 Only a Short TimeThe assaults of SatanSatan admits he cannot touch JobClaims that Job is only faithful because of this factGod lowers this hedgeJob 1:20,21 – Job remains trueJob 2:1-5 – now even Job can be touched
5 Can’t Touch This! John 7:32-39 Only a Short TimeGod’s blessings on Job – Job 42:10God doubles all of Job’s possessionsJob replies to his “friends” argumentsJob listens when God speaksA lesson for us about our children
6 Can’t Touch This! John 7:32-39 Only a Short TimeNow is the timeJewish leaders were threatening JesusJesus replies to this by saying that nothing can touch Him so long as He still has work to doJesus also reminds the people that God’s grace for them will not last forever
7 Can’t Touch This! John 7:32-39 Streams of Living WaterA great invitation“If anyone” – open to all“is thirsty” – wanting GodWhat are you thirsty for?Pleasure? – Psalm 16:11Wealth? – Romans 8:17
8 Can’t Touch This! John 7:32-39 Streams of Living WaterTwo commands“Come to Me” – it all points to JesusEach day reminds us of God’s provisionEach day also points to ChristWater from the pool of Siloam – 8th day“Drink” – what you drink becomes part of you
9 Can’t Touch This! John 7:32-39 Streams of Living WaterThe great promiseIs it our drinking that quenches our thirst?That would be self-centered… OR …Is it that we will overflow with living water?That would be other-centered
10 Can’t Touch This! John 7:32-39 ApplicationAre you thirsty for God & spiritual things?Have you come to drink of the Savior?Is living water flowing from you to be a blessing to others?Think of one person in your life!