wrote a note on John 4:41-42 ESV
They told the women....we have heard ourselves ...on seeing and hearing our Lord....the faith of those who heard the woman was now confirmed . And then even those that did not hear the woman came ...
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wrote a note on John 4:40 ESV
He stayed there for two day ministering to them
They were simple hearted, teachable ppl, they believed, no miracles were needed, it was not necessary
wrote a note on John 4:39 ESV
This woman was the first apostle of Christ in Samaria!!!!!!
She went and told her fellow citizens that the Messiah had come!
And gave proof, that he told her her most secret things in her heart!
wrote a note on John 4:35 ESV
Look the harvest (of souls). These are the Samaritans that are heading his way to come to know Jesus! Headed up by the Samaritan woman
The fields are white with harvest......they probably wore ...
wrote a note on John 4:34 ESV
The Lord is teaching them to have a zeal for winning souls.
Let the salvation of souls lie nearer to your heart than life itself!!!
wrote a note on John 4:33 ESV
Now they think he's already had something to eat
wrote a note on John 4:32 ESV
The Lord used every opportunity to raise the minds of his apostles to heavenly things, He has meat they don't understand (heavenly things)
wrote a note on John 4:31 ESV
While she is in town telling them what happened ....the disciples return with the meat......
wrote a note on John 4:30 ESV
So they headed to see this man for themselves
They listened to her!
wrote a note on John 4:29 ESV
The Jews believed that one essential characteristic of the Messiah would be, that he should be able to tell secrets of all hearts.
And they believed this too...she told them this man KNEW all she ...
wrote a note on John 4:28 ESV
She was so excited at his words and the great truth she heard from him she left her pot....forgot why she was there and ran back to the city to tell them.......
wrote a note on John 4:27 ESV
The disciples return from buying meat...and MARVEL that he is talking to a SAMARITAN WOMEN....it was contrary to the custom of eastern countries to speak to any women in public!
Also they might of...
wrote a note on John 4:26 ESV
Jesus told her I AM HE. Our Lord Never spoke in such direct terms concerning himself to his own countrymen....nor to his own disciples till a little before his death!!!!!
Why did he tell her dire...
wrote a note on John 4:25 ESV
Although they rejected the prophetic writings they did believe in the coming Messiah
wrote a note on John 4:23 ESV
Spirit and truth......remember the Samaritan worship was defective...because they rejected the prophetic word!!!!! They would have to believe the the prophecy of Christ The day is at hand ....fo...
wrote a note on John 4:22 ESV
The Samaritans did believe in the same God as the Jews but they rejected the prophetic writings They also incorporated idols into their worship.....so they really didn't know who they worshipped
wrote a note on John 4:19 ESV
She thinks he's a prophet...still doesn't consider he could be the Messiah
wrote a note on John 4:18 ESV
He tells her what she already knows....she's been married and divorced many times and currently living with a man she isn't even married to
wrote a note on John 4:16 ESV
He already knew her marital status .....why did he ask her this?
1. To make her THINK about her current state
2. And to show her....HE KNEW HER HEART, and the SECRETS of her life
3 and therefor ...
wrote a note on John 4:15 ESV
She didn't really understand yet but he had her curiosity going and she was excited enough to ASK for this water! So she would never thirst or have to come to the well !!!
This was the design of ...