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Fountains and Springs


1. Created by God. Ps 74:15; 104:10.

2. God to be praised for. Re 14:7.

3. Come from the great deep. Ge 7:11; Job 38:16.

4. Found in hills and valleys. De 8:7; Ps 104:10.

5. Send forth each but one kind of water. Jas 3:11.

6. Afford

a. Drink to the beasts. Ps 104:11.

b. Refreshment to the birds. Ps 104:12.

c. Fruitfulness to the earth. 1Ki 18:5; Joe 3:18.

7. Frequented by travellers. Ge 16:7.

8. Abound in Canaan. De 8:7; 1Ki 18:5.

9. Sometimes dried up. Isa 58:11.

10. Drying up of, a severe punishment. Ps 107:33,34; Ho 13:15.

11. Constantly flowing

a. Especially esteemed. Isa 58:11.

b. Could not be ceremonially defiled. Le 11:36.

12. Sometimes stopped or turned off to distress enemies. 2Ch 32:3,4.

13. Mentioned in scripture

a. In the way to Shur. Ge 16:7.

b. Of the waters of Nephtoah. Jos 15:9.

c. Of Jezreel. 1Sa 29:1.

d. Of Pisgah. De 4:49.

e. Upper and nether springs. Jos 15:19; Jdj 1:15.

14. Illustrative

a. Of God. Ps 36:9; Jer 2:13; 17:13.

b. Of Christ. Zec 13:1.

c. Of the Holy Spirit. Joh 7:38,39.

d. Of constant supplies of grace. Ps 87:7.

e. Of eternal life. Joh 4:14; Re 21:6.

f. Of the means of grace. Isa 41:18; Joe 3:18.

g. Of a good wife. Pr 5:18.

h. Of a numerous posterity. De 33:28.

i. Of spiritual wisdom. Pr 16:22; 18:4.

j. Of the law of the wise. Pr 13:14.

k. Of godly fear. Pr 14:27.

l. (Sealed up,) of the church. Song 4:12.

m. (Not failing,) of the church. Isa 58:11.

n. (Always flowing,) of unceasing wickedness of the Jews. Jer 6:7.

o. (Corrupt,) of the natural heart. Jas 3:11; Mt 15:18,19.

p. (Troubled,) of saints led astray. Pr 25:26.