3rd Sunday of Lent Cycle A

 

This passage is from Exodus – the story of God saving the people from slavery to be His people. But this is not always the luxury we might see it as – it is a hard place but trust God to have a solution even to that!

Here Paul writes to the Romans – through Christ and the gift of God’s Spirit we have a good relationship with God – a state of grace. Christ lived and died to elevate us humans into the love of God.

The section of Good News we hear today is the dramatic story of a Jew encountering a person from a little liked other human group; it is about a single man alone, meeting a woman in a lonely place; it tells of a supposed holy man conversing with a woman who has had several husbands. This could only be God in Christ showing the wonder of His love!

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