Don’t Rush Into This Relationship (2)

Don’t Rush Into This Relationship (2)

“No one who drinks the water I give will ever be thirsty again.” Jn 4:14 CEV

We all want to be loved and appreciated for who we are. And when it doesn’t happen on our timetable, it’s tempting to rush into another relationship hoping it’ll make everything better. One author writes: “There’s no Prince Charming to sweep you off your feet and make you happy with yourself. Even when the first part of the story seems to go well, Sleeping Beauty wakes up to discover her prince is just a common frog…You can’t expect a person to give you what only your heavenly Father can provide. Mere mortals, even with good intentions, can never come close. When you pin all your hopes and dreams on someone else you’re bound to be disappointed…When you sell your soul in an attempt to attain the unattainable…the cost is high and the potential for peril is steep. Don’t let obsessive desire lead you down a path of despair…obsession is powerful. It fuels fantasies and drives you to reckless behavior…You won’t find love till you love and respect yourself enough to stop looking for someone or something outside yourself to give you worth.” One day Jesus met a woman who’d been married five times and was pursuing yet another relationship. Recognizing that her need was not for another man, but a relationship with God, He said, “No one who drinks the water I give will ever be thirsty again” (vv. 13-14 CEV). Jesus saw beyond her sin to her real need, and restored her sense of self-worth. Bottom line: only the water Jesus gives will quench your soul’s thirst.

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