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Jesus and the Woman
John 4.16-26

A friend of mine described the reaction when he went home, as a young teenager, and announced to his mother that he’d become a Christian.

Alarmed, she thought he’d joined some kind of cult.
‘They’ve brainwashed you!’ she said.

He was ready with the right answer.
‘If you’d seen what was in my brain,’ he replied, ‘you’d realize it needed washing!’

Of course, he hadn’t been brainwashed. In fact, again and again – and this was certainly the case with my friend – when people bring their lives, their outer lives and inner lives, into the light of Jesus the Messiah, things begin to come clear...

Taken from John for Everyone – by Tom Wright

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