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The Water Is For Everyone

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John 4:3 NLT
So he left Judea and returned to Galilee.
John 4:4 NLT
He had to go through Samaria on the way.
Unlike many Jews who would have went around Samaria Jesus chose to go through Samaria.
The Samarians were despised by the Jews. Even though they were somewhat kin to the Jews they did some things different and so to have anything to do with them was shunned.
Today you could consider yourself a Samaritan. You are not the chosen Jewish people.
Jesus is coming your way.
John 4:5 NLT
Eventually he came to the Samaritan village of Sychar, near the field that Jacob gave to his son Joseph.
John 4:6 NLT
Jacob’s well was there; and Jesus, tired from the long walk, sat wearily beside the well about noontime.
John 4:7 NLT
Soon a Samaritan woman came to draw water, and Jesus said to her, “Please give me a drink.”
Jesus was not supposed to speak to a Samaritan much less ask one to give him a drink. Another thing is this is a woman not a man. Woman in those days were viewed differently than today so it is surprising that he would as a Samaritan woman for help.
John 4:8 NLT
He was alone at the time because his disciples had gone into the village to buy some food.
John 4:9 NLT
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 4:10 NLT
Jesus replied, “If you only knew the gift God has for you and who you are speaking to, you would ask me, and I would give you living water.”
John 4:11 NLT
“But sir, you don’t have a rope or a bucket,” she said, “and this well is very deep. Where would you get this living water?
John 4:12 NLT
And besides, do you think you’re greater than our ancestor Jacob, who gave us this well? How can you offer better water than he and his sons and his animals enjoyed?”
John 4:13 NLT
Jesus replied, “Anyone who drinks this water will soon become thirsty again.
John 4:14 NLT
But those who drink the water I give will never be thirsty again. It becomes a fresh, bubbling spring within them, giving them eternal life.”
John 4:15 NLT
“Please, sir,” the woman said, “give me this water! Then I’ll never be thirsty again, and I won’t have to come here to get water.”
John 4:16 NLT
“Go and get your husband,” Jesus told her.
John 4:17 NLT
“I don’t have a husband,” the woman replied. Jesus said, “You’re right! You don’t have a husband—
John 4:18 NLT
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 4:19 NLT
“Sir,” the woman said, “you must be a prophet.
John 4:28–30 NLT
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 4:39 NLT
Many Samaritans from the village believed in Jesus because the woman had said, “He told me everything I ever did!”
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