[DailyReading] Longing for the water of Bethlehem

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Lesson: Thirsting for God
Reading: Longing for the water of Bethlehem  2016-03-19
Reference: 2 Sam. 23:14-17 
II Samuel 23:14: And David was then in an hold, and the garrison of the Philistines was then in Beth–lehem.
II Samuel 23:15: And David longed, and said, Oh that one would give me drink of the water of the well of Beth–lehem, which is by the gate!
II Samuel 23:16: And the three mighty men brake through the host of the Philistines, and drew water out of the well of Beth–lehem, that was by the gate, and took it, and brought it to David: nevertheless he would not drink thereof, but poured it out unto the Lord.
II Samuel 23:17: And he said, Be it far from me, O Lord, that I should do this: is not this the blood of the men that went in jeopardy of their lives? therefore he would not drink it. These things did these three mighty men.

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