In Samaria Jesus came to a town named Sychar… Jacob’s well was there, and Jesus, tired out by the trip, sat down by the well…
Questions for Life Groups
- Read John 4:1-6 and the backstory of why left Sychar in Genesis 34:1-31. Are you familiar with this story from John? Why would Jesus choose to travel through Samaria given the history of strife between Samaritans and Jews? Do you think that it was a coincidence that the well Jesus sat by was attributed to Jacob? Explain.
- Read this week’s articles titled Access. What are some rights that you believe every human has? What are some of the difficulties in all humans having these rights? How does restricted access to resources impede human rights? What are some examples where humans are denied rights that every human should have? Explain whether or not restricting access to clean water violates human rights. Why or why not?
- How can the members of your group help you this week and on-going to help you to be more receptive to hearing and understanding the Word of God? Pray for each other to have the Holy Spirit bless you with more courage.