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John 4:4

John 4:4

Jesus HAD to go through Samaria, we read in John's gospel. Jesus was on His way to Jerusalem from Galilee, but there were alternative routes that He could have taken. Even though journeying through Samaria was the quickest route between the Galilee to Judea, this particular journey through Samaria was almost always avoided by Jews.. especially those that honoured their heritage. They despised the gentile dogs that lived there - for Jews had no dealings with read more...

John 4:7

John 4:7

The union of God and Man in the Person of Christ Jesus is far beyond the limited understanding of finite man. As eternal Deity.. the Lord never grows faint or weary and there is no limit to His wisdom and understanding, but as humanity.. Jesus grew tired and hungry. He experienced the full range of human emotions and was tempted in all points like as we are - yet without sin.

The early signs of His rejection had already begun in read more...

John 4:10

John 4:10

Jesus came to seek and to save that which is lost, for He is a gracious God Who searches us out before we would ever consider searching for Him - and yet in Christ are the words of eternal life; in Christ is all that we need for life and godliness; in Christ we become a new creation and part of His Body, with a new life and new hope of glory. In Christ we have peace with God and access to the peace of God in our hearts.. Oh! we should be seeking Him out with all read more...

John 4:14

John 4:14

Many people have an historical faith in Jesus Christ. They believe many of the facts that surround His life and consider Him to be a good man and one of the finest moral teachers ever to have lived. To some their belief in Jesus remains an historical fact and not a saving faith.

When belief in the historical Jesus becomes a faith on the person and work of Christ as Son of God and Son of Man, He is removed from being an read more...

John 4:21

John 4:21

Like the whole of humanity this woman's sin caused eternal separation from her Creator, but on one special visit to Jacob's well.. she found herself face to face with God incarnate. His eye penetrated deep within her hurting heart and Jesus knew that HE was all she needed. She needed to drink of the living water of life that only comes by grace through faith in the Lord Jesus Christ Himself - Who alone paid the price for her sin - and ours.

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John 4:22

John 4:22

The Lord Jesus is the heavenly Man, Who came to reveal the Father to a lost and dying world. The Lord Jesus is God incarnate, Who set aside His heavenly glory to become humanities kinsman-Redeemer.

The Lord Jesus is the Living Bread Who came down from heaven.. so that all who partake of His body would not perish but have everlasting life, and He is the Living Water.. and Scripture reminds us that whoever believes in Him, will have read more...

John 4:23

John 4:23

The Lord Jesus Christ is God incarnate and His coming fulfilled many biblical prophecies. He had been born of a virgin as foretold by Isaiah and His birthplace was Bethlehem as Micah tells us. He was called out of Egypt, anointed by the Holy Spirit and Daniel even proclaimed the exact time of His appearance.

The king of Israel had arrived and the good news of His kingdom was being proclaimed far and wide. The temporary, old read more...

John 4:24

John 4:24

Religious men often seek to worship God through symbolic acts; man-made rituals; fleshly works or emotional outbursts.. but God desires a worshipful heart that is clean before Him; dependent upon Him; submissive to Him and full of humility and grace.

God is eternal and God is Spirit and God made man in His own image and likeness and at the innermost core of man's innermost being we have a human spirit, which was designed for read more...

John 4:26

John 4:26

This much loved story of the woman at the well has become a favourite with many Christians who recognise the beautiful way that God in His goodness and grace has approached each one of us.. and has slowly and gently brought us to a deep and saving understanding of Who He truly is.

Someone once said that there is a God-shaped hole in each of our hearts and the Bible reminds us that God has placed eternity in the heart of us all read more...

John 4:42

John 4:42

The apostle John points to the deity of the lovely Lord Jesus so that many will believe and trust Him as saviour and be given eternal life through Him: by grace. The woman at the well was one that testified of Jesus and pointed to Him, for when Christ is lifted up He will draw all men unto Himself. But it is the Spirit of Christ that convicts man of sin and it is Christ Himself Who builds His church and it is His Word that causes men to look to read more...