John 4:28-30 (From the Well to the Town)

The woman left her water jar beside the well and ran back to the village, telling everyone, “Come and see a man who told me everything I ever did! Could he possibly be the Messiah?” So the people came streaming from the village to see him. (John 4:29-30) Read: Joshua 19:49 – 21:45, 1 Chronicles 6:54 – 81…

John 4:16-18 (5 Husbands)

Originally posted 3/20/14 “Go and get your husband,” Jesus told her. “I don’t have a husband,” the woman replied. Jesus said, “You’re right! You don’t have a husband – for you have had five husbands, and you aren’t even married to the man you’re living with now. You certainly spoke the truth!” (John 4:16-18) Read: Deuteronomy 29:2 – 31:29 Relate: What…

John 4:9 (Why Me?)

The woman was surprised, for Jews refuse to have anything to do with Samaritans. She said to Jesus, “You are a Jew, and I am a Samaritan woman. Why are you asking me for a drink?” (John 4:9) Read: Deuteronomy 10:1 – 12:32 Relate: The Jew’s hatred of Samaritans was nothing unique. If you look at…

John 4:7-8 (Position of Need)

Soon a Samaritan woman came to draw water, and Jesus said to her, “Please give me a drink.” He was alone at the time because his disciples had gone into the village to buy some food. (John 4:7-8) Read: Deuteronomy 6:1 – 9:29 Relate: I don’t like being needy. Maybe it’s an American thing with our idealization of…