Three Needs Each of Us Have: July 22, 2018

Jul 22, 2018   •     •   John 4:13-26

TEXT: John 4:13-26

13 Jesus answered, “Everyone who drinks this water will be thirsty again, 14 but whoever drinks the water I give them will never thirst. Indeed, the water I give them will become in them a spring of water welling up to eternal life.”  15 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.”  16 He told her, “Go, call your husband and come back.”  17 “I have no husband,” she replied.  Jesus said to her, “You are right when you say you have no husband. 18 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.”  19 “Sir,” the woman said, “I can see that you are a prophet. 20 Our ancestors worshiped on this mountain, but you Jews claim that the place where we must worship is in Jerusalem.”  21 “Woman,” Jesus replied, “believe me, a time is coming when you will worship the Father neither on this mountain nor in Jerusalem. 22 You Samaritans worship what you do not know; we worship what we do know, for salvation is from the Jews. 23 Yet a time is coming and has now come when the true worshipers will worship the Father in the Spirit and in truth, for they are the kind of worshipers the Father seeks. 24 God is spirit, and his worshipers must worship in the Spirit and in truth.”  25 The woman said, “I know that Messiah” (called Christ) “is coming. When he comes, he will explain everything to us.”  26 Then Jesus declared, “I, the one speaking to you—I am he.”


TITLE:  Three Needs Each of Us Have


I. We Have a Need for a Story (Our Pilgrimage and Encounter with God)

II. We Have a Need for the Water (Living Water)

III. We Have a Need for the Prophetic Messiah



Quotes for Encouragement:


All those who look to draw their satisfaction from the wells of the world-pleasure, popularity, position, possessions, politics, power, prestige, finances, family, friends, fame, fortune, career, children, church, clubs, sports, sex, success, recognition, reputation, religion, education, entertainment, exercise, honors, health, hobbies – will soon be thirsty again!

If you look for deep, lasting satisfaction from any of these wells the world offers, you’re wasting your time. You need to be filled with the Living Water of Jesus Christ.

         Rev. Anne Graham Lotz (Preacher, Evangelist and Author)

If the church followed the example of Jesus in how he treated women, it could heal the world.

         Rev. Christine Lee


A significant Asian American population worships weekly in over 7,000 churches, mostly in Asian languages, with some in English. One research approximates 42% of Asian Americans identify as Christian, including both Protestants and Catholics.

People can easily distinguish the unique sounds of African-American and Latino-American worship music. A majority of Christian worship music has been influenced and shaped by a generic American sound, or historically, an European sound. Think of the hymn, Amazing Grace. I’ve heard that song sung by all kinds of people, even non-Christians.

   See  (this is a great blog pointing to a host of Asian Christian blogs-English language-of importance)