John made it clear it was the woman who testified about Jesus, and the whole town was her harvest, not the disciples.’
Oh yes, they would reap the harvest.
But she was the sower
Now Jesus would rejoice with this woman as her entire town came out to meet Him. Continue reading Gospel of John: Food
As the Samaritans hearts were moved by Jesus’ words, they invited him to stay. It is one of the few places in scripture where Jesus accepted such an invitation, staying with them two days. Many more put their faith in Jesus, and said to the woman, Continue reading Gospel of John: You Matter
There was no missing the metaphor. “Living water” was something Jesus bestowed that would spiritually enliven the person receiving it and living it out. Continue reading Gospel of John: Living Water
There is never a time when one person has all the resources and the other person has all the needs. We need each other, and for those who think they have nothing to offer others, and for those who think they have nothing to gain from others (or at least from certain others), here is the truth Jesus modeled that day: Every human interaction involves both, on both sides. Continue reading Gospel of John: Thirsty