WaterforLife part 2_ 21 July

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Published on July 21, 2009

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Slide 1: Water use increased six-fold in the 20th century. Water consumption has risen much faster than the world’s population. Coping with WATER SCARCITY a CHALLENGE in the 21st century Slide 2: It feels so good to enjoy water... But remember... Water is a legacy to everybody, not only to you or me, ... Water belongs to everyone, it is to be preserved, it is to be shared. Are some of us using up the clean water? What can we do to reduce water usage? How can we use it wisely? Slide 3: We CAN ...... ? shower instead of bathing ?use the dishwasher and clothes washer for only full loads ?check worn faucets and pipes for leaks ? use rainwater to water plants ? position the sprinklers to avoid water landing on paved areas instead of the lawn ...... Coping with WATER SCARCITY a CHALLENGE in the 21st century Slide 4: Don’t ...... ? use the toilet as an ashtray or wastebasket? let the water run while you brush your teeth while you shave, rinse the dishes or clean vegetables ? run the hose while washing your car ? ...... Coping with WATER SCARCITY a CHALLENGE in the 21st century Slide 5: They are creating mains water supplies, sewage connections, mending pumps and leaky pipes, they are financing appropriate sanitary facilities. .. We too can get involved on a personal basis, either as volunteers or through their efforts! We can give offers to non-governmental organizations such as TEARFUND, Micah Challenge, Unicef, Blood: Water Mission, Mercy Ministries ..... They care for populations suffering from water scarcity. Slide 6: How grateful are we? Slide 7: From the PAST........ .. to the FUTURE GENERATIONS http://www.waterforlifebiblept.blogspot.com/ http://acrossthebibleportugal.blogspot.com/ WATER WAS IMPORTANT in the Past, WATER IS IMPORTANT in the Present, WATER WILL BE IMPORTANT in the Future Let us hand it over ACROSS the GENERATIONS! Slide 8: WATER FOR LIFE ACROSS THE BIBLE and NOWADAYS Noah Jonah MOSES PAUL Elijah The woman from Samaria John The Baptist Peter ADAM and EVE The Red Sea The Jordan River Jacob’s Well Slide 9: Meanings of WATER handed over from the PAST......... to the FUTURE GENERATIONS WATER FOR LIFE ACROSSTHEBIBLE and NOWADAYS WATER and CREATION And God said, “Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and the waters below separate from the waters above...” Genesis 1:6 Slide 10: Meanings of WATER from the PAST........ .. to the FUTURE GENERATIONS WATER FOR LIFE ACROSSTHEBIBLE and NOWADAYS Water, the Big Flood: Destruction outside; Deliverance in the Ark “Only Noah remained alive, and those who were with him in the ark.” Genesis 7:23 Slide 11: Meanings of WATER from the PAST........ .. to the FUTURE GENERATIONS WATER FOR LIFE ACROSSTHEBIBLE and NOWADAYS Before a NO WAY OUT situation, the waters of the Red Sea divided: Rescue for the helpless; Destruction of the proud ”Then Moses stretched out his hand over the sea, and the Lord caused the sea to go back by a strong east wind all that night...and the waters were divided.” Exodus 14:21 Slide 12: Meanings of WATER from the PAST........ .. to the FUTURE GENERATIONS WATER FOR LIFE ACROSSTHEBIBLE and NOWADAYS http://acrossthebibleportugal.blogspot.com/ An unexpected spring in the middle of the desert: water came gushing up from the Rock- everybody’s thirst was quenched ” I shall stand before you in the rock at Mount Horeb; you shall strike the rock, and water shall come out of it, that the people may drink.” Exodus 17:6 Slide 13: Meanings of WATER from the PAST........ .. to the FUTURE GENERATIONS WATER FOR LIFE ACROSSTHEBIBLE and NOWADAYS Repentance, the condition for the forgiveness of sins: Baptism, the immersion in water, is the visual illustration of the washing away of “stains” in the spirit, soul, body “John the Baptist said,” I only baptise in water...But He is the One Who baptises with the Holy Spirit.” John 1: 26, 33 Slide 14: Meanings of WATER from the PAST........ .. to the FUTURE GENERATIONS WATER FOR LIFE ACROSSTHEBIBLE and NOWADAYS The Master washes the disciples’ feet: power and authority must come along with a loving ability to serve “Now that I, your Lord and teacher, have washed your feet, you also should wash one another’s feet…no servant is greater than his master.” John 13:14,16 Slide 15: Meanings of WATER from the PAST........ .. to the FUTURE GENERATIONS WATER FOR LIFE ACROSSTHEBIBLE and NOWADAYS The invigorating sparkling crystal water of the RIVER OF LIFE runs out of the throne of God through the heavenly New Jerusalem providing HEALTH and NOURISHMENT to people of every nation “Then the angel showed me the river of the water of life, as clear as crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb down the middle of the great street of the city. On each side stood the tree of life…” Revelation 22: 1,2 Slide 16: The WATER for Life puzzle pieces are in our hands, let us try and put them together... properly Slide 17: Are we being reasonable? 20 to 30 litres per capita/day are considered enough to meet basic human needs, but some of us are consuming over 130 litres and even 300 litres a day in industrialized countries... Slide 18: Water conservation IS IMPORTANT even in regions where it is abundant now. The Water for Life puzzle is to be worked out by every generation... ? be wise ? be grateful ? be compassionate... we have been so privileged... Coping with WATER SCARCITY a CHALLENGE to us in the 21st century Slide 19: Use only the WATER you NEED, so that others may be in no need of it.... Slide 20: WATER, a LEGACY from GOD to men....... to be handed over across the GENERATIONS Don’t waste what is valuable for everybody. http://www.waterforlifebiblept.blogspot.com/ http://acrossthebibleportugal.blogspot.com/ http://www.acrossthebible.eu/wasser/wasser.html Slide 21: http://twinspace.etwinning.net/launcher.cfm?lang=en&cid=33177 WATER FOR LIFE ACROSSTHEBIBLE and NOWADAYS It is everybody’s business to get the most value out of scarce resources Slide 22: From the PAST........ .. to the Present and FUTURE GENERATIONS “ And God saw everything that He had made, and behold, it was very good....” Genesis 1:31 Let us hand on “good”, clean, freshwater to the next GENERATIONS! Slide 23: http://twinspace.etwinning.net/launcher.cfm?lang=en&cid=33177 WATER FOR LIFE ACROSSTHEBIBLE and NOWADAYS Slide 24: Waterforlife Tearfund Blood: Water Mission Unicef ? our eTwinning partners in Germany and Romania ATB-AcrossTheBible Portugal A special Thank you to the Sites/Blogs of : Escola Secundária D. Dinis, Lisboa, PORTUGAL C. Castro (11º M1) T. Fernandes (11º H1) A. Freitas From the PAST........ to the FUTURE GENERATIONS Our Water For Life Across The Bible and Nowadays partners are: : Our Water For Life Across The Bible and Nowadays partners are: Peter Petersen Schule Frankfurt/Main (Alemanha)     "Dimitrie Anghel" (Roménia) "Liviu Rebreanu" School,Mioveni town, Arges county ( Roménia ) SCOALA SPECIALA CARANSEBES (Roménia) http://twinspace.etwinning.net/launcher.cfm?lang=en&cid=33177

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