Contributed by Ken Henson on Apr 19, 2014
Water is a thematic element in the Gospel of John. Jesus baptised in it, turned it to wine, used it as a metaphor of life, used it to heal, walked on it, and washed His disciples feet with water. Yet on the cross He needed water, and He got none.
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters.
The first order of creation, even before God proclaimed, “let there be light”, there