Jesus' interaction with the woman at the well shows a beautiful picture of the gospel, as Jesus comes to meet her in the middle of her sin and sets her free.
Empowered by the Spirit, Jesus is full of the Spirit, and inspired by the Spirit. His primary role on earth is to serve the plan of the Father, and it is this special relationship and its implications that lie at the root of Jesus’ identity.
Just like you don’t start a building project without finding out how much it will cost, Jesus tells his disciples to count the cost of following him.
Ever feel like reading the Bible, knowing Jesus, understanding how you ought to live, is like trying to chisel through granite with a fork? We cannot understand what we read or how to live in faith without the power of the Holy Spirit as our map, our guide, and the power to unearth the Treasure.