Exodus 17:3-7; Psalms 95:1-2,6-9; Romans 5:1-2,5-8; John 4:5-42
In a beautifully-written reflection on the familiar story of the conversation at Jacob’s Well between Jesus and a Samaritan woman, a popular author has written:
I’d give a thousand sunsets to see the expression on Jesus’ face when he heard the Samaritan woman speak these words, “I know that Messiah — that is, Christ — is coming.” Did His eyes water? Did He smile? Did He look up into the clouds and cast a holy wink in the direction of His Heavenly Father? Of all places to find a hungry heart — Samaria? Of all the Samaritans to be searching for God — a woman?
Of all the women to have an insatiable appetite for God — a five-time divorcee?…