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Homeless Alcoholic Craves Living Water

Philip Yancey writes in Christianity Today of an encouraging truth he heard from a young man named Mike who works among the homeless:

Mike told me that homeless people, having hit bottom, don't waste time building up an image or trying to conform. And they pray without pretense, a refreshing contrast to what he found in some churches.
I asked for an example. He said: "My friend and I were playing guitars and singing 'As the Deer Panteth for the Water,' when David, a homeless man we knew, started weeping. 'That's what I want, man' he said. 'I want that water. I'm an alcoholic and I want to be healed.'"

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