Laser-Sharp Focus (John 4:27, 31-38)


Life Meets Theology

It’s amazing what 9 watts can do.

A 9-watt lightbulb is a dim night light.  Focus that 9-watt light through powerful lenses, and a 9-watt laser can engrave and cut metal.

It’s 9 watts! Same power. Different focus.

Last week, we saw this amazing interaction between Jesus and the Samaritan women. Today (and next week), we’re still in the same “scene,” but the focus shifts slightly as Jesus’ disciples return from their grocery run.

Following this focus, we read in John 4:27, 31-38:

Just then his disciples returned and were surprised to find him talking with a woman. But no one asked, “What do you want?” or “Why are you talking with her?”

Meanwhile his disciples urged him, “Rabbi, eat something.”  

But he said to them, “I have food to eat that you know nothing about.”

Then his disciples said to each other…

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