Life sometimes become heavy and discouraging, and on our own, we can become cynical and forget the joy that comes from salvation, but the Holy Spirit is our comforter. He refreshes and restores us like water; he brings joy and celebration like wine, but we have to be wiling and open to accept His comfort, and let go of the chains that we sometimes hold as treasures.
Key verses: John 7:37-39, Joel 2:23-29, Isaiah 44:3-5, Acts 2:12-18, Matthew 9:14-17, Ephesians 5:18-21
1. In John 7:37-39, the scripture talks about the Feast, can you recall what the feast was celebrating? How does that knowledge make Jesus’ declaration of being water even more impactful?
2. What is the significance of the former and latter rain in Joel 2:23-29? What are some of the things that we see that the rain produces? Have you experienced any of these gifts? Why do you think some of these things make people feel a little nervous?
3. In Isaiah 44:3-5 the Lord promises to take care of the future generations. Do