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1 Telling The Truth

2 “Telling People The Truth”
1. He hands her a glass – He makes a _________. connection

3 John 4:4 “Now He had to go through Samaria.”

4 Jesus Began With:  _______ ______. Give Me a drink

5 Build A Bridge By… a. Accepting them for ___________. who they are b. Asking them to ________. help you

6 John 4:7 “When a Samaritan woman came to draw water, Jesus said to her, ‘Will you give Me a drink?’”

7 Jesus Began With:  If you only knew… ________ ____. you would ask

8 John 4: “The Samaritan woman said to Him, ‘You are a Jew and I am a Samaritan woman. How can You ask me for a drink?’ (For Jews do not associate with Samaritans.)”

9 John 4: “Jesus answered her, ‘If you knew the gift of God and who it is that asks you for a drink, you would have asked Him and He would have given you living water.’”

10  ______ that the other person _____ _________.
Believe wants to believe

11 you may know how to answer everyone.”
Colossians 4: “Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone.”

12 “Telling People The Truth”
2. He fills it with water –__________. Share Christ

13 temporary satisfaction
 He compares __________________ to __________. temporary satisfaction eternal life

14 To Share The Good News:  Move from the _____ to the _______. Move from the ________ to the ________. known unknown felt need real need

15 To Share The Good News:  Help people to start _____ ________. asking questions

16 John 4: “‘Sir,’ the woman said, ‘You have nothing to draw with and the well is deep. Where can You get this living water?”

17 John 4: “‘Are You greater than our father Jacob, who gave us the well and drank from it himself, as did also his sons and his flocks and herds?’”

18 To Share The Good News:  Show people the _____ __________. truth about Jesus

19 John 4:13 “Jesus answered, ‘Everyone who drinks this water will be thirsty again,”

20 John 4:14 “But whoever drinks the water I give him will never thirst
John 4: “But whoever drinks the water I give him will never thirst. Indeed, the water I give him will become in him a spring of water welling up to eternal life.’”

21 John 1: “But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, even to those who believe in His name.”

22 “Telling People The Truth”
3. He teaches her to drink –Ask for a __________. commitment

23  Her first response – Desire for change.

24 John 4: “The woman said to Him, ‘Sir, give me this water so that I won’t get thirsty and have to keep coming here to draw water.’”

25 John 4:16 “He told her, ‘Go, call your husband and come back.’”

26 John 4:17 “‘I have no husband,’ she replied
John 4: “‘I have no husband,’ she replied. Jesus said to her, ‘You are right when you say you have no husband.’”

27 John 4: “‘The fact is, you have had five husbands, and the man you now have is not your husband. What you have just said is quite true.’”

28  Jesus addresses _________.
her guilt

29  Her second response – Let’s talk about ______. religion

30  When we feel guilty we often ______ the nearest target.

31  It’s much more comfortable to ____________ than to ____ ________.
discuss religion face one’s sin

32 John 4:19 “‘Sir,’ the woman said, ‘I can see that You are a prophet.’”

33 John 4: “‘Our fathers worshiped on this mountain, but you Jews claim that the place where we must worship is in Jerusalem.’”

34 John 4: “Jesus declared, ‘Believe Me, woman, a time is coming when you will worship the Father neither on this mountain nor in Jerusalem.’”

35  Jesus refused to _____.

36  Her third response – Let’s talk ____. later

37 II Corinthians 6:2 “‘At just the right time, I heard you
II Corinthians 6: “‘At just the right time, I heard you. On the day of salvation, I helped you.’ Indeed, God is ready to help you right now. Today is the day of salvation.”

38  Her fourth response – She _______. believed

39 John 4: “Many of the Samaritans from that town believed in Him because of the woman’s testimony, ‘He told me everything I ever did.’”

40 John 4: “So when the Samaritans came to Him, they urged Him to stay with them, and He stayed two days.”

41 John 4:41 “And because of His words many more became believers.”

42 John 4: “They said to the woman, ‘We no longer believe just because of what you said; now we have heard for ourselves, and we know that this man really is the Savior of the world.’”


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