but he went on a day's journey into the wilderness. He sat down under a broom tree and prayed that he might die. He said, "[I have had] enough! LORD, take my life, for I'm no better than my fathers."
Jacob's well was there, and Jesus, worn out from His journey, sat down at the well. It was about six in the evening.
"My food is to do the will of Him who sent Me and to finish His work," Jesus told them.
Up to the present hour we are both hungry and thirsty; we are poorly clothed, roughly treated, homeless;
we labor, working with our own hands. When we are reviled, we bless; when we are persecuted, we endure it;
labor and hardship, many sleepless nights, hunger and thirst, often without food, cold, and lacking clothing.
I know both how to have a little, and I know how to have a lot. In any and all circumstances I have learned the secret [of being content]-- whether well-fed or hungry, whether in abundance or in need.
I am able to do all things through Him who strengthens me.