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Sermon for the 3rd Sunday of Lent


Saint Photini, the Samaritan woman at the well

You may have noticed that I didn’t post a sermon last week. That’s because I didn’t preach. However, the priest I live with did and she has now sent me her sermon so that I can post it for you.

John 4.5-42

Perhaps you were surprised this morning when you heard the gospel reading – surprised at its length. Apart from Holy Week when we read the passion gospels, it is the longest gospel you will get in the year. Well you may have been surprised at its length, but were you surprised at its content? This is a gospel story full of surprises.  Perhaps for us as 21st Century Christians we miss some of those surprises. Continue reading