• The Food that Sustained Jesus

    John 4:31–34

    As Dr. R.C. Sproul writes in his commentary John, Jesus’ “zeal, His passion—was to do everything that the Father sent Him to do.” Only Jesus had such perfect passion, and that is why we need Him as our Savior. ...Read More

  • The Samaritan Woman Bears Witness to Jesus

    John 4:27–30

    The gospel is not only for the respectable and those who have their lives together. The gospel is also for the outcast, the dysfunctional, and those who have made shambles of their lives. We must welcome all kinds of people ...Read More

  • And They Followed Jesus

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  • Meeting the Messiah

    John 4:25–26

    We are called to present the gospel accurately and to be able to answer any questions from critics of Christianity. However, our best arguments will convince no one that Jesus is the Messiah and move them to trust in Him. ...Read More

  • How God Must Be Worshiped

    John 4:23–24

    In his commentary John, Dr. R.C. Sproul writes that to worship God in spirit is “to come to Him with hearts filled with a sense of awe, reverence, and adoration.” True worship does not consist in merely going through ...Read More

  • Debating Theology with Jesus

    John 4:16–22

    Jesus’ encounter with the Samaritan woman is instructive for our own evangelistic encounters. People will not see their need for the Savior if we do not talk about sin. When we preach the gospel, we must set forth Christ as ...Read More

  • Eternally Satisfying Water

    John 4:10–15

    Dr. R.C. Sproul writes in his commentary John that the water of life Jesus provides meets “not just a need of the moment but a need for all eternity.” If we trust anyone else for spiritual life, we will ...Read More

  • Jesus Meets a Woman in Samaria

    John 4:1–9

    Sometimes we are tempted to believe that certain people do not need Jesus as much as others do. For example, it can be easy for us to think that people who make lots of money do not really need Jesus ...Read More

  • The Patience of Job

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  • Regeneration, the Holy Spirit, and Assurance

    Ephesians 2:1–7

    True assurance of salvation comes from a combination of objective and subjective factors. Objectively, we must have the right biblical doctrines of Christ, human sin, and regeneration in order to know if the subjective affection we feel for Christ is ...Read More

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