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The broken cistern. by Bonamy DobrГ©e

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Published by Haskell House Publishers in New York .
Written in English


  • English poetry -- History and criticism

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Edition Notes

SeriesClark lectures ;, 1952-53.
LC ClassificationsPR503 .D66 1974
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 158 p.
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5287523M
ISBN 100838316646
LC Control Number72006790

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Jan 22,  · Let’s make a decision today not to go back to broken cisterns for spiritual refreshing! Let’s rediscover the value of going to the well rather than the stagnate, dirty cistern!! It’s time to return to the Fountain of Living Waters!! Let’s let God do a NEW THING in us this year!! Nov 07,  · I want to begin today, pointing out that the very term, ‘broken cisterns’, implies two levels of disappointment. The cistern has no intake, other than the rains, or someone pouring water into it, and no outlet. The water just sits there, and the longer it sits /5(). Broken Cisterns - book. 33 likes. Written by Jared Leys. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a Page. Jun 29,  · In the book of Jeremiah, the Lord speaks to His people and admonishes them to turn away from their broken cisterns. A cistern is a tool used by .

The least preferable source was runoff water collected in a cistern. The cistern was a pit cut in limestone rock, lined with plaster to prevent collected rainwater from seeping out. In this verse, God is described as the spring of living water. Broken cisterns that cannot hold water describe what the Israelites have created apart from God. That cistern of secularism, at which the men of England have been requested to drink, must always be an unsatisfying cistern — a broken cistern indeed. For what reason? Because you never can silence the deep craving of the human soul; you never can bring man within the limits of time and space, and get him quietly to remain there. Wheel Broken at the Cistern. 11 likes. Jane St. John is a gifted Christian vocalist. The story unfolds as she expresses her love of God through song. Nov 13,  · Jeremiah states: “For my people have committed two evils; they have forsaken me the fountain of living waters, and hewed them out cisterns, broken cisterns, that can hold no water.” (). And what is a cistern, but a vessel for holding water, or some other liquid? People are often described as “vessels” in both the Old and New Testaments.