In Amos we read of a thirst not for water, but scripture, the word of God. Later in the scriptures, we read of the Word made flesh. We learn that the scriptures are the mind of the Word made flesh, the self-existent Triune God, who created all things, for us to know Him and His will. We learn that the scriptures are the progressive revelation of Him. We also learn that they are used to change how our minds operate, how we see right and wrong, and how we get closer to Him. We also find that He put an end to the progressive revelation of His word. His incarnation inaugurated the end of it. We have all of His word for us in the Bible. We need not look any further, or to false prophets, or people who claim to be talking to Him or getting a word from Him. If you are thirsty, READ HIS WORD!!! I’m going to put two sections of scripture together. You see if it seems right.
“Behold, days are coming,” declares the Lord GOD, “When I will send a famine on the land, Not a famine for bread or a thirst for water, But rather for hearing the words of the LORD. “People will stagger from sea to sea And from the north even to the east; They will go to and fro to seek the word of the LORD, But they will not find it. “In that day the beautiful virgins And the young men will faint from thirst. “As for those who swear by the guilt of Samaria, Who say, ‘As your god lives, O Dan,’ And, ‘As the way of Beersheba lives,’ They will fall and not rise again.”
(Amos 8:11-14 NASB)
Israel was so disobedient for so long that God was finished with them. The remnant waits now for the millennial kingdom. They want His word, but cannot have it. They are in a spiritual drought until He gives the relief.
Jesus answered and said to her, “If you knew the gift of God, and who it is who says to you, ‘Give Me a drink,’ you would have asked Him, and He would have given you living water.” She *said to Him, “Sir, You have nothing to draw with and the well is deep; where then do You get that living water? “You are not greater than our father Jacob, are You, who gave us the well, and drank of it himself and his sons and his cattle?” Jesus answered and said to her, “Everyone who drinks of this water will thirst again; but whoever drinks of the water that I will give him shall never thirst; but the water that I will give him will become in him a well of water springing up to eternal life.” The woman *said to Him, “Sir, give me this water, so I will not be thirsty nor come all the way here to draw.”
(John 4:10-15 NASB)
If you have know, or have the suspicion, that you are dead deep inside, if you feel like life is meaningless, or that you know the world has been lying to you about life, admit you have sinned against the true, righteous, and holy God. Admit that you deserve punishment from the just judge. Admit that He would be good and just to kill you and send you to Hell for eternity. Ask Him for forgiveness, not based on your works, but on the finished work of His eternal Son, Jesus Christ, who was crucified as a propitiation, and atonement for sin. Believe in Him and His perfect sacrifice as your justification to God, and read His word, obey His commands, and love Him as your Lord, brother, and God.