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  • Empty Cisterns

    Contributed by Keith Andrews on Oct 5, 2007
    based on 15 ratings
     | 6,755 views

    You may be sitting here fully understanding that you could be going down the wrong road. You have seen warning signs that your life may not be pleasing to God. And you want this to change.

    Three Warnings of Empty Cisterns Jeremiah 2:4-13 All Scripture Marked NLT: Tyndale House Publishers. (2004). Holy Bible : New Living Translation. "Text edition"--Spine. (2nd ed.). Wheaton, Ill.: Tyndale House Publishers. All Scripture Marked “The Message”: Peterson, E. H. (2002). The Message : ...read more

  • Broken Cisterns

    Contributed by Irvin Mccorkle on Mar 2, 2005
    based on 38 ratings
     | 16,270 views

    My people have changed their Glory for what does not profit.

  • Broken Cisterns Series

    Contributed by Jeff Simms on Jun 9, 2003
    based on 68 ratings
     | 9,089 views

    the danger of misplaced trust in things instead of in trusting God.

    Broken Cisterns Jeremiah 2:13,19 Primary Purpose: The danger of misplaced trust in things instead of in God. Introduction Most of us know how important water is to sustain life. I’ll never need a rain gauge. Every time it rains and I come to church somebody is telling me how many ...read more

  • The Cistern Of Christ

    Contributed by Filipe Remelgado on Jul 20, 2008
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,041 views

    The suffering of the innocent and how God helps us through it.

    Title: The Cistern of Christ. Text: Lamentations 3:52-57 Introduction: “Coca-Cola was the result of an accident. In 1886 a pharmacist named John Pemberton cooked up a medicinal syrup in a large brass kettle slung over an open fire, stirring it with an oar. When he was done, he figured he ...read more

  • Broken Cisterns

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Nov 7, 2000
    based on 105 ratings
     | 8,362 views

    There is a Fountain of Living Waters who never disappoints.

    (read Jeremiah 2:9-13) In his commentary on the book of Jeremiah, Andrew Blackwood says this: “Many Palestinians were dependent upon cisterns, laboriously carved from the rock. Cistern water at best is flat and tasteless; it is easily contaminated with various types of growth that ...read more

  • Broken Cisterns

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Jan 2, 2001
    based on 170 ratings
     | 29,975 views

    We are all thirsty, but some are digging their own cisterns while others are drinking from the Spring of Living Water.

    When our girls were young, we moved to a new church with an old parsonage in the country. Shortly after moving in I noticed a large metal plate on the floor of the aging double-car garage. Being the naturally curious person I am, I took the screws out of the plate and slid it to the side. It ...read more

  • Cistern Or Spring?

    Contributed by Trey Harris on Mar 4, 2005
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,673 views

    Our soul thirst is satisfied only through Christ.

    “CISTERN OR SPRING?” JOHN 4:1-30 TREY HARRIS I think we are born thirsty. That must be why they start babies out on a liquid diet. We come into a dry world after being surrounded by water for nine months and I think we must spend the rest of our lives trying to once again experience the ...read more

  • Cisterns, Channels, And Stagnant Ponds

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Oct 30, 2009
     | 1,770 views

    If we do not share our faith we will not truly learn it. If we take nothing in we will go dry. Truly refreshing spirituality involves both learning and sharing the truth.

    A few weeks ago, as the hot weather season got into full swing, I remembered something I had not done to prepare for the season. Last summer we had bought a big plastic garbage container and had set it outside, next to the air conditioner compressor, and I had run the exhaust hose into it in order ...read more

  • #1leaking: Broken Cisterns Series

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Jun 11, 2007
    based on 13 ratings
     | 3,104 views

    SEEMS WE WILL WASTE MUCH TIME ON THINGS THAT ARE NOT IMPORTANT? OUR ENEMY USES TIME SO GRADUALLY --- HE SNEAKS by PROCRASTINATION TIMES THAT CAN NEVER BE RECALLED. We must quit leaking God’s spirit.

    #1 LEAKING --- BROKEN CISTERNS! By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com This is part #1 of 2. I did part 1 in 2 parts. I. LEAKING, BROKEN CISTERNS HAVE LITTLE VALUE. Jeremiah 2:13 For my people have committed two evils; they have forsaken me the fountain of living waters, and hewed them ...read more

  • Hold On To The Old Stuff

    Contributed by Bryan Beverly on Sep 22, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,928 views

    This text reminds us that God still uses old stuff to lift us up where we belong.

    7Ebed-melech the Ethiopian, a eunuch in the king’s house, heard that they had put Jeremiah into the cistern. The king happened to be sitting at the Benjamin Gate, 8So Ebed-melech left the king’s house and spoke to the king, 9“My lord king, these men have acted wickedly in all they ...read more

  • A Crack Pot Or A Cracked Pot

    Contributed by Keith Broyles on Oct 9, 2014
     | 3,453 views

    God can use our cracks, our flaws to spread the Living Water to those in the world around us. When we live our faith, when we show our faith, the Living Water is pouring from us, despite our condition, to change the world.

    Just in case you didn’t know, according to Merriam-Webster’s Online Dictionary, a crackpot is defined as “a person who is crazy or very strange.” I am sure this was not a news flash for just about anyone here this morning. I spent quite a bit of time this past week trying ...read more

  • Northern Kingdom Living: Divine Discipline Series

    Contributed by Dan Morrison on Aug 10, 2002
    based on 13 ratings
     | 1,767 views

    Lessons about God’s divine Discipline as His people ’forsake Him the fountain of living waters, ot hew for themselves cisterns broken cisterns that can hold no water".

    Northern Kingdom Living: Divine Discipline preached on August 11, 2002 As I have studied these passages from 1st and 2nd Kings I have seen the ever-present danger of idolatry. Idolatry is not something reserved for some tribe in the middle of the Pacific, but is a danger to us as well, we as ...read more

  • Accept No Substitutes Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jun 14, 2004
    based on 88 ratings
     | 18,578 views

    Why would the Israelites accept stale stagnant water rather than the living water God offered them? Did they just wake up one morning and say "I don’t want to follow God"? Consider these intriguing thoughts.

    OPEN: How many of you have ever bought “generic” products? Many of us do. We’ll go to the pharmacy and we’ll ask for the “generic” version of the medicine the Doctor has prescribed. Or, we’ll go the grocery store and purchase the store version of whatever product Kellogg’s or Seyfert’s or Land ‘o ...read more

  • I Thirst Series

    Contributed by Rev. Matthew Parker on Mar 15, 2009
    based on 28 ratings
     | 11,499 views

    This sermon is about spiritual thirst, seen in the light of Christ’s thirst on the cross.

    Sermon for CATM – March 15, 2009 – The 7 Last Sayings of Jesus on the Cross: “I am Thirsty” John 19: 28 Later, knowing that all was now completed, and so that the Scripture would be fulfilled, Jesus said, "I am thirsty." 29 A jar of wine vinegar was there, so they soaked a sponge in it, put ...read more

  • "Keep The Saw Sharpe"

    Contributed by Gerald Roberts on Aug 30, 2016
     | 1,520 views

    Our spiritual life's need to be kept Sharpe to in order to get through thirsty times, for we live in thirsty lands, we are a thirsty people, are souls are thirsty, and our spiritual cisterns need to be kept in good shape.

    • We live in a thirsty Land, We are thirsty People, we are thirsty Souls, we also need Spiritual repairs So, what's the solution to our spiritual problem, as God's people? The answer ought to be perfectly obvious: Keep the cistern in good repair! Faithful disciples must maintain a reserve of ...read more