Gospel.com Topics Feed - Cistern 2009-09-11T13:10:50-05:00 GCI info@gospel.com /feeds/topics/cistern/ Cistern in the Bible - a Christian perspective http://biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Jeremiah%202:13&version=NIV 2009-09-11T13:10:50-05:00 Instead of relying on God to provide for them, His people rejected him and "dug their own cisterns"--in other words, they tried to meet their own needs without His help. But such efforts are futile; without God, humans can't do anything to help themselves.