(Jim Keat)

What are you doing to support the global climate strike?

The earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep, while a wind from God swept over the face of the waters. (Genesis 1:2)

71% of the earth is covered in water.

So God created the great sea monsters and every living creature that moves, of every kind, with which the waters swarm, And God saw that it was good. (Genesis 1:21)

Every year, more people die from unsafe water than from all forms of violence, including war.

Save me, O God, for the waters have come up to my neck. (Psalm 69:1)

Approximately 40% of the lakes in America are too polluted for fishing, aquatic life, or swimming.”

When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you (Isaiah 43:2)

About 10% of America’s beaches fail to meet the federal benchmark for what constitutes safe swimming water.

But let justice roll down like waters, and righteousness like an ever-flowing stream. (Amos 5:24)

This episode was written, recorded, and produced by Rev. Jim Keat. Background tracks include Trundle by Podington Bear and Threnody by Goldmund

Visit www.WaterCalculator.org to find out more about your water footprint and what you can do to help save the world, one glass at a time.

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