- verse 11 – My people have changed their glory
- verse 13 – They have forsaken me the fountain of living waters
- verse 11 – For that which does not profit
- verse 13 – to hew broken cisterns that hold no water
God is our glory, not our job, not our family, not our land, not our walled cities, not what we have accomplished with our lives, only God. Everything else in which we put value does not profit nor does it hold water.
Second, there is a contrast that I missed, fountain over and against a broken cistern. To make the point more forcefully I am going to do a three way comparison, a fountain, a cistern, and a broken cistern,
|Constantly Replenished||Must be Refilled||Cannot be Filled|