Whoever Believes In Me Shall Never Thirst

certainhopeinhopelessness

A reflection on Psalm 63:1
“O God, you are my God; earnestly I seek you; my soul thirsts for you; my flesh faints for you, as in a dry and weary land where there is no water.” (Psalm 63:1).

I’m sure there have been times for you as there has been for me when you have been so thirsty there has been nothing else you have been able to think about until you have had something to drink. Whether on a bush walk with the knowledge that it will be 2 hours until you get to some water, or just in the middle of the night waking up thirsty… so thirsty you just have to get up to get a drink.

David in this Psalm uses this image to explain how his soul, that is, his entire being longs to have its thirst quenched not with water but with God…

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