Suffering and the Water of Life Part 2

AndersSuffering and the Water of Life

The Water of Life As we read in Part 1, suffering creates wells and pools and rivers of what the scriptures call the “water of life” and we can draw on that water through faith to bless lives and heal pain and suffering. The healing water can’t be diminished because as it’s used more water flows back in from those who are blessed and healed. About 71% of the earth’s surface is covered in water. Water vapor is found in the atmosphere and we must drink water to sustain life. Water is the perfect metaphor to describe these wondrous things in a world covered with oceans and lakes and rivers! Surely the metaphor of baptism … Read More

Suffering and the Water of Life
Part 1

AndersSuffering and the Water of Life

The cascading fountains of light found only in the Holy Scriptures are pure and clear and provide refreshment to the diligent seeker of truth. When one is willing to pay the price to discover the mysteries, they will uncover the hidden “water of life.” At the well in Samaria, Jesus spoke of living water and these were not just mere rhetorical or melodramatic trappings about sustenance for mortal life. Rather, He is attempting to lead us deeper into a great emblematic mystery that is symbolic of a profound doctrine the prophets have taught if we have eyes to see and ears to hear: 10 Jesus answered and said unto her, If thou knewest the gift … Read More