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All living organisms need water to exist. Water is like a doctor. It helps all the organs to stay healthy and helps fight off disease. Plants, animals, insects, birds all need water to survive. You can go without food longer than you can go without water.
 Washing Dishes

Look at this water. We plan to wash dishes in this hot soapy clean water.

I think it would be nice to add a little color to my day. I think I will add some red to my dish water.
Now, let's add some chocolate drink for an interesting effect.
How about some coffee?
Wow! Look at the water about my dishes! The dishes do not look real clean.
We need to start over in clean water with these dishes. No one does this to their dish washing water. But many people do this to their bodies. They drink these things instead of water. As you can see it is not the best washing liquid is it?
Clean pure water is best.

Your body needs clean water to wash it too. After the work of digestion has finished, there are bacteria and viruses and particles of food like on the dirty dishes. When you first wake up in the morning, the best thing you can do for your body is to take in 3 glasses of fresh purified water. You can not hold that much at one time so, set the timer for every 15 minutes while you are reading your Bible. Each time the timer goes off set it again and refill your glass.


Washing dishes in clean hot water helps remove all the bacteria and viruses. These are tiny things you cannot see that cause disease. If you use a microscope you can see these living germs.


How to clean water for drinking

If you are in an area where there is no clean water available you can filter available water through a charcoal filter and boil it for 20 minutes.


Cover it to keep it clean as it cools.

If you have no filter, just boil your water for 20 minutes. This kills most of the bacteria and viruses. It does not take care of everything but it really helps. 

Charcoal can be obtained from burnt wood. It helps purify water for it makes the bacteria and viruses stick to its surface instead of troubling your body. It is helpful to put a little in the water but it has a strange texture. Most people do not like the sensation in their mouth.

Warm water is best for drinking.

If you choose ice cold water, you shut off your thirst mechanism and make it harder to drink lots of water. Ice chills the body organs and is a shock to your system first thing in the morning.

Water for headaches.

Water is the best remedy for so many problems. It is so simple, many want a pill instead. If one has a headache, it can often be made to go away just by drinking water every ten minutes for an hour.


The human body needs 8-10 glasses of water daily. Your thirst signals tell you to get water but you need more than your thirst tells you.


First thing in the morning take in 3 glasses

In between meals is the best time for drinking water.

Never drink water with meals

Drink 30 minutes before meals


All the  body organs and functions need water. In health and sickness, pure water is one of heaven's choicest blessings. Its proper use promotes health. It is the beverage which God provided to quench the thirst of animals and man. It helps you resist disease.

1. Water helps the blood circulate. 

If there is plenty of water, the blood flows along doing its work well. If you are real low on water, the blood gets sticky and there is not enough pressure for kidneys and other organs to work.

2. Water helps keep body temperature normal

If there is a fever, you can bring it down easier with drinking more water.

. Eyesight is helped by water

Eyes have water inside and outside. They need to be continually moistened. Without tears, the eyes become dry and inflamed. With just a decrease to drinking only 5 cups a day, they eyesight can be decreased.

4. Bones and joints need water to lubricate them.

The tissue at the places where motion occurs in the body, needs water. The cushioning water provides is really necessary in joint tissue. Some have found that minor back pain is helped by increasing water intake. The water helps cushion and provide space needed for free motion of joints like knees and backs.

5. Saliva and Digestive juices need water 

To get enough saliva and juices to digest your food, your body needs 8-10 glasses of water per day. Children need 4-8 glasses.

6. Water helps relieve fatigue mentally. The brain is 85 % water

It helps students to do school work if they get enough water. The brain needs fluids for adequate work.

7. Water helps relieve physical fatigue.

Athletes discover quickly that they need water to perform at their optimum level. This is because physical fatigue is relieved by water. All of the body works better if there is enough water.

Times when the body needs more water

1. In hot weather it is important to drink more water.

2. During illnesses such as the common cold where the body is loosing fluids through secretions from the nose and lungs, one needs to increase body fluids.

3. If there are Illnesses where the person is vomiting or having diarrhea, one needs to make sure there is an increase of water intake.

4. Mothers nursing need a glass of water for each time they nurse their infants. Mothers who forget to do this soon have a decrease in milk supply and the baby is fussy. Many falsely assume they just are not capable of providing all that the baby needs. If they would just drink extra water, their body could make more milk.

5. If the diet is high in salt, you need to increase the water intake.

6. If the diet is high in protein or sugar, you need to increase your water intake.

7. If you are taking vitamins or mineral supplements you need more water for the kidneys have to work harder to remove extra vitamins, minerals etc. The body has the job of getting rid of the extra things not needed to keep you in good balance.

The body is made up of 70 percent water.



Besides walking, one of the very best exercises is swimming. This gives the body a non weight bearing exercise that is really helpful for those whose joints are already aching.
Jesus said, "If any man thirst, let him come unto Me, and drink" (John 7:37) He is talking about a different kind of water but showing us it is just as important as water is to our survival.
We cannot survive without water for more than a few days. Some people can live up to 6 weeks without food but all living things need a continuous supply of water to survive. God knows this. That is why He said what He had to give was as important as water and even more important.
Jesus said that Who ever drinks of the water that He gives will never thirst; but the water will spring up inside his heart and produce everlasting life.  John 4:14
A spring bubbles up like this fountain. That is a great promise. Jesus said you will have plenty so you can share.

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