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Freedom to Worship

John 4:15 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.” The familiar women at the well; she brings an earthen vessel perhaps to bring water back to her family. She is all ready to satisfy her thirst and her need for this essential part of life; water. But her trip is interrupted by a Jewish man sitting by the well. He proceeds to ask her to fetch him some water, but soon this conversation will cause her heart, eyes and mind to be opened up and experience worship like she has never known before. This man, who asks for water in the midst of their short conversation, soon pierces right through her heart; offers something she needs, but soon she will realize that the wooden bucket that brings water from the depth of Jacob’s well cannot carry the water that Jesus is offering. Actually, she has nothing to offer, nothing to contain this living water that is being proposed to her. She yearns for it; she even