Well, Well (Reflections on John 4:1-29)

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John 4:1-7 (KJV)  When therefore the Lord knew how the Pharisees had heard that Jesus made and baptized more disciples than John,  [2]  (Though Jesus himself baptized not, but his disciples,)  [3]  He left Judaea, and departed again into Galilee.   2,314 more words

Sermons Preached

Memorable Scripture: Don't let anyone steal your blessing.

Then Elisha said, “Hear the word of the Lord. Thus says the Lord: Tomorrow about this time a seah of fine flour shall be sold for a shekel, and two seahs of barley for a shekel, at the gate of Samaria.’ ” 203 more words


Adulterous Samaritan Woman

Bible Reference:  John 4:4-26

Heart of the Story: An adulterous Samaritan woman encounters Jesus.

Back Story: Most of the time Jews traveling back and forth between Galilee and Jerusalem went to the east side of the Jordan River so they would not have to walk through Samaria. 646 more words

Lesser Known Bible Characters

I Was Blind . . .


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Saul was a Jew, originally from the Turkish town of Tarsus, and several years younger than Jesus (271).  260 more words


Jews and Arabs Leaving Peacefully Side-by-Side!

I recently read an article entitled, Biblical Shomron: Israel’s Strategic, Peaceful and Beautiful Heartland.  In it is the story of the Shomron Regional Counsel’s success in developing areas where Jews and Palestinians work peacefully side-by-side.  214 more words



I live on a lonely block

Hope and Delusion my only neighbors

They never talk to one another

Something about a falling out many millennia ago… 51 more words