All were under the cloud and all passed through the water
MHFM: In 1 Cor. 10 St. Paul states that all were under the cloud and all passed through the sea, a reference to the crossing of the Red Sea (Exodus 14).
1 Cor. 10:1-2- “For I do not want you to be unaware, brothers, that our fathers were all under the cloud, and all passed through the sea, and all were baptized into Moses in the cloud and in the sea…”
The crossing of the Red Sea was of course a real and miraculous event which prefigured the crossing from spiritual bondage and death to spiritual life and salvation through the Sacrament of Baptism. Note that both aspects (i.e. water and the Spirit) were present in the prefigurement (the Red Sea crossing), just as they are absolutely necessary for New Testament justification. The miraculous pillar of cloud represented the Holy Spirit. The crossing through the water represented the water of baptism.
John 3:5: “Amen, amen, I say to you: unless one is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the Kingdom of God.”
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