Jesus’ Preaching to the Samaritan Woman (John 4)

Published On: 9 de April de 2024Categories: preaching model

Introduction: The passage of John 4 brings us one of the most significant narratives in the Gospels, where Jesus, upon encountering a Samaritan woman at Jacob’s well, engages in a profound and transformative conversation. This encounter not only reveals Jesus’ compassion and love but also brings forth important lessons about faith, redemption, and the nature of true worship.

Outline Objective: This outline aims to explore the various facets of the encounter between Jesus and the Samaritan woman, highlighting fundamental spiritual lessons for the Christian life.

Central Theme: “The Source of Life: Transformative Encounters with Jesus Christ”

This outline aims to highlight how encounters with Jesus can transform our lives, bringing spiritual renewal and revealing the true source of satisfaction and meaning.


  1. The Spiritual Thirst of Humanity
    • The search for meaning beyond material needs.
    • Additional Verse: “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled.” (Matthew 5:6)
  2. Jesus: The Source of Eternal Life
    • Jesus’ offer to quench our spiritual thirst.
    • His promise of living water that springs up to eternal life.
    • Additional Verse: “Whoever believes in me, as Scripture has said, rivers of living water will flow from within them.” (John 7:38)
  3. Revelation of True Worship
    • The importance of worship in spirit and truth.
    • Overcoming religious barriers to find true worship.
    • Additional Verse: “God is spirit, and his worshipers must worship in the Spirit and in truth.” (John 4:24)
  4. The Call to Personal Transformation
    • Jesus’ invitation to personal and spiritual transformation.
    • Accepting Jesus’ grace and forgiveness as the foundation of transformation.
    • Additional Verse: “Repent, then, and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out.” (Acts 3:19)
  5. The Courage to Witness
    • The Samaritan woman’s response to her encounter with Jesus: transformative witness.
    • The role of personal testimony in spreading the Gospel.
    • Additional Verse: “But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.” (Acts 1:8)
  6. Inclusion in the Kingdom of God
    • The universality of Jesus’ invitation to all peoples and nations.
    • Overcoming prejudices and social barriers to embrace the Gospel message.
    • Additional Verse: “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.” (Matthew 28:19)
  7. Reconnection with the Source
    • The importance of ongoing communion with Jesus to keep the source of life flowing within us.
    • The need to seek Christ’s presence daily in our lives.
    • Additional Verse: “Remain in me, as I also remain in you. No branch can bear fruit by itself; it must remain in the vine. Neither can you bear fruit unless you remain in me.” (John 15:4)
  8. Gratitude and Praise for Received Grace
    • The response of gratitude and praise for Jesus’ redeeming grace.
    • Recognizing the transformation and renewal provided by the encounter with Christ.
    • Additional Verse: “And Mary said: ‘My soul glorifies the Lord and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior.'” (Luke 1:46-47)

Conclusion: Jesus’ encounter with the Samaritan woman is a powerful reminder of the unconditional love and transformative grace He offers to us all. May we continually seek this encounter with Jesus in our own lives, allowing Him to transform us and lead us to the true source of eternal life.

Best Time to Use This Outline: This outline is suitable for Bible teaching services, small group studies, and moments of spiritual reflection. Its deep and practical approach makes it relevant for any time when exploring the essential truths of the Gospel and the transformation that Jesus offers.

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Written by : Ministério Veredas Do IDE

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