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Where Do You Get That Living Water?

John 4:11. “The woman said to [Jesus], ‘Sir, you have no bucket and the well is deep. Where do you get that living water?’” The Samaritan woman’s question about living water is not just a question; it is also a confession. She doesn’t have “living water” and doesn’t know where to get it. I know this woman, and I understand her. Maybe you do too. … Continue reading Where Do You Get That Living Water?

Found Out and Known – A Sermon on John 4:5-42, Lent 3A

The collect and readings for today, the Third Sunday in Lent, may be found here. The appointed gospel is John 4:5-42, the story about the woman at the well. Jesus came to a Samaritan city called Sychar, near the plot of ground that Jacob had given to his son Joseph. Jacob’s well was there, and Jesus, tired out by his journey, was sitting by the … Continue reading Found Out and Known – A Sermon on John 4:5-42, Lent 3A