WHEN THE WELL RUNS DRY
Isaiah 40:21-31 (539)
A. Here is an old adage that teaches an important lesson: “You don’t miss your water ‘til
the well runs dry.” Examples:
B. When the “well runs dry” we want our “water” back.
C. What are we to do when we face a crisis? We have two options: 1) we can depend on
ourselves or 2) we can depend on God.
D. Let’s read what the prophet Isaiah told the people of Judah in Isaiah 40:21-31 and make
I. These people would soon be taken into Babylonian captivity, but consider there attitude.
A. They expressed a lack of faith in God. V27
B. When we face difficulties, what is our attitude?
II. Isaiah” response: vv 28,21-22
A. How do we respond we we face a crisis?
III. How can we deal with the problems of life?
A. We must trust God.
1. God is: sovereign (v28, Psalm 118:1-9,p 474), omnipresent (v22), omniscient
(v28), omnipotent (vv22,25-26), and loving (1 John 3:1; 4:9-10, p901)
B. We must depend on God. V31
1. The word “wait” means to twist,bind.
GOD, HIS word and me.
2. Focus on God and His word and we can be ________________________________.
Conclusion: Review. Jeremiah 10:23 (565) or Proverb 3:5-6 (487). Me or GOD