Third Sunday in Lent

Year A Readings:

  • Exodus 17:1-7
  • Psalm 95
  • Romans 5:1-11
  • John 4:5-42

Breaking Bigotry

He broke a rule by talking to a woman.
Women are not to be diminished!
With the woman at the well, he shows us how
to break the rules of gender bigotry.

He broke a rule by talking to a Samaritan.
The woman at the well was part Assyrian.
With the woman at the well, he shows us how
to break the rules of racial bigotry.

He broke a rule by promising a schismatic
Israelite the gift of living water.
With the woman at the well, he shows us how
to break the rules of religious bigotry.

Jesus broke all the rules
that soured his world—and ours today.
Breaking bigotry is job one;
Jesus shows us how it’s done.

March 15, 2020

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