Water is a prominent theme throughout Scripture. From the Old Testament to the New Testament, water is present in creation, functions in judgment, and ultimately appears as an image of salvation for God's people.
According to Hebrews 12:2, did Jesus only seek his Joy by enduring the cross? Is this what "for the joy that was set before him" means? Yes, but there's more. The author of Hebrews carefully crafted this prepositional phrase to convey the precious twofold reality of Jesus' death for believers.
By understanding how God has created habits, we can better cultivate habits that glorify him.