8 Glasses of Water… A Myth

Living Water is what Jesus gives us... A filled life. A fulfilled life. "Give me 8 glasses of that per day", writes Sam Chan.

By Salt 106.5 Network Thursday 14 Jul 2022LifestyleReading Time: 1 minute

Did you know it’s a myth that we have to drink 8 glasses of water a day?

Unless you’re super sweaty from heat, exercise or because you are, well um, super sweaty! – you don’t need 8 glasses of water a day. We just need to drink, what we need. But not 8 glasses of water.

Water is good.

But it has no special properties.

So 8x nothing special does, well um, nothing special.

We can’t game the system by drinking 8 glasses a day, when we’re simply going to, well um, pee it all out again.

Maybe that’s why Jesus says, “Whoever drinks this water will simply thirst again.”

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Jesus offers us instead what he calls Living Water.

Living Water that gives us what Jesus calls Eternal Life. A full life. A filled life.

A fulfilled life. Give me 8 glasses of that per day. But we only need 1 serving.

Because Jesus really is enough. We will never thirst again.

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Article supplied with thanks to City Bible Forum. Sam Chan is a theologian, preacher, author, evangelist, ethicist, cultural analyst and medical doctor.

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