Lo that ancient edifice, so hard and stony cold,
Many a futile sacrifice, yet none a promise hold.
Save by the Cross redeeming, Heaven’s mighty blow,
Rock, sweet water yielding, the floodgates overflow!
~ D.F.

“Moses struck the rock twice with his staff, and water came out in abundance”
~ Numbers 20:11

“One soldier thrust his lance into His side, and immediately blood and water flowed out.”
~ John 19:34