Without the Holy Spirit we are spiritually blind and dull and unresponsive

Meanwhile the disciples were urging him, saying, “Rabbi, eat.” But he said to them, “I have food to eat that you do not know about.” So the disciples said to one another, “Has anyone brought him something to eat?” —John 4:31-33 ESV John Piper: For the fourth time in this Gospel, John shows us the … More Without the Holy Spirit we are spiritually blind and dull and unresponsive

His glorious sufficiency as water, prophet, savior, and Messiah.

The woman said to him, “Sir, give me this water, so that I will not be thirsty or have to come here to draw water.”  Jesus said to her, “Go, call your husband, and come here.”  The woman answered him, “I have no husband.” Jesus said to her, “You are right in saying, ‘I have no … More His glorious sufficiency as water, prophet, savior, and Messiah.

Intentional grace

Jacob’s well was there; so Jesus, wearied as he was from his journey, was sitting beside the well. It was about the sixth hour.  A woman from Samaria came to draw water. Jesus said to her, “Give me a drink.”  (For his disciples had gone away into the city to buy food.) The Samaritan woman said … More Intentional grace