Sermon Notes: Rivers of Living Water (John 7:37-39) - 5/31/20
2 Peter 1:1-4
There are actually two ways to be saved!
The statement of Jesus occurs on, “The last day, that great day of the feast ....”
-Jesus announced judgment, John 7:32-36
-God’s judgment is tempered with grace. The gospel is given.
1 - Conviction of Sin
2 - Call of the Savior
3 - Conversion of the Soul
-What is the significance of the “last day, that great day ...?”
It was the Feast of Tabernacles, and the last day was a Holy Convocation, a Sabbath.
-It was a prediction of the coming Messiah and the outpouring of the Holy Spirit. It climaxes with great praises to God and the singing of the Great Hallel, Psalm 113-118.
This was the day Christ cried out that “out of [your] heart will flow rivers of living water.”
This flow creates two significant things...
Inwardly we are cleansed and made pure by the righteousness of Christ.
Outwardly, we live a righteous life.
This sets the stage for our ...
#2 PROCLAMATION (Prov. 10:11; 18:4)
Practically this means you are telling others of the true source of life.
Providentially, it’s just something clearly natural to the Christian.