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Powered by 4 - Sept. 3, 2010

  • 2010 Sep 03
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Friday, September 3

Be Careful

today's reading.
John 4:1-26    Now when Jesus learned that the Pharisees had heard that Jesus was making and baptizing more disciples than John...
John 4

think about it.
Why is it significant that there were no dealings between the Jews and the Samaritans in 4:1-9? What is living water (4:10-14)? How does Jesus define true worship (4:21-24)? What brought this woman to believing in Jesus? What brought you to faith in Him?

the blog.
The Samaritan woman at the well, John 4:1-26, is such a familiar passage. I don't know how many messages I've heard or lessons I've read that deal with these verses. Now the fact that I'm very familiar with this passage is a good thing, but if can also work against me if I'm not careful. Here's why. You see, when I'm really familiar with a story, my tendency is to just skim over it. Not today, however. There was no speed reading and I was very intentional in looking at and considering all that was going on in this passage. 

So read through this passage again and as you do pay attention to how Jesus interacts with and responds to this woman. What do you see? What does this passage show us about how Jesus will respond to us? Tami W.

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