Are You Thirsty?

MESSAGE - Pastor Dale Thiele

John: That You May Believe

Are You Thirsty? 

  • Exposing Thirst
  • Exposing Sinful Emptiness 
  • Exposing the Messiah 

Questions for Further Study or Group Discussion:

  1. Read John 4:1-26. Why is it necessary for Jesus to travel through Samaria?
  2. What is shocking about Jesus’ interaction with the Samaritan woman? What is revealed in this interchange about race and gender tensions?
  3. Examine Jesus’ request in verse 7. Is this a literal request? Can it be more? In what way?
  4. What do the responses of the woman reveal about how she is hearing Jesus?
  5. Why does Jesus ask her to call her husband? Why is it necessary for her to deal with her sin before receiving living water?
  6. How about you? What sin do you need to deal with before receiving living water? 

Memory Verse of the Week:

Jeremiah 2:13 for my people have committed two evils: they have forsaken me, the fountain of living waters, and hewed out cisterns for themselves, broken cisterns that can hold no water. (ESV)