Jesus' Acceptance in Samaria

John 4: 1-42

The brief ministry of Yeshua in Samaria, where He stopped just two days on His way to Galilee, is especially significant, in that He defined His attitude toward that despised people. This is the first of four separate occasions we see Jesus ministering to Gentiles in the Gospels. The Jews hated the Samaritans, but Messiah saw them in a different light. His work there is also a fine example of missionary method and policy. He won an individual first, a Samaritan woman by Jacob’s well, thus gaining a hearing in the city of Sychar.352

 

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