Richard Blanchard (1925-2004)
It would have been much easier to follow the Jordan River up to Galilee.There are two possible routes, both cumbersome.
Nobody draws water in the middle of the day unless they have to.
Jesus spoke in Aramaic, which makes the statement “I am” even stronger. Jesus claimed he is God.
As opposed to the previous “I am” Jesus said “I am” at many other occasions. These are normal I ams, and does not in any way imply divinity or eternity.
The last word is “cosmos”. Jesus really is the savior of the universe.