The [Samaritan] woman said, “I know that Messiah” (called Christ) “is coming. When he comes, he will explain everything to us.” Then Jesus declared, “I, the one speaking to you—I am he.” (John 4:25-26 NIV)
During the time Jesus resided in Judea, the Jews and Samaritans looked for a conquering king to save them from the oppression of the Roman government. They understood the convenient God had made with their ancestors, in particular King David. God had promised this mighty man of valor that his descendents would always sit on the throne of Israel. The nation clung to that promise like a lifeline to existence. Read More.
See you in a twinkling,
Brenda K. Hendricks