When you make a special dish or meal, it is important to follow the recipe closely. Unless you are a fantastic cook, straying away from the recipe might result in a disastrous meal. Fortunately, many individuals are able to cook great dishes from following recipes.
The same applies to life.
We are given God’s word to help direct us. I went with some of my friends from college yesterday to the Español service my church has every Sunday. It was nice. Although I am nowhere close to speaking fluently, I was able to understand the message clearly and enjoy the worship. The pastor talked about The Samaritan woman.
This story is one I have heard many times, but today I was reminded of a missing ingredient many seem to forget: love.
I would encourage you to read John 4:1-26 first and then come back to read the rest…