Crossing Barriers with Jesus - Jesus & The Woman by the Well
By Lee Bee Teik
"Crossing Barriers with Jesus - Jesus & The Woman by the Well"
By Lee Bee Teik
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(28 pages, ~ 5x7 inches; staple binding)
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First Printed: 2007 BSSF #5
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The Story Begins - Let us consider the background of the Samaritan woman whom Jesus met. The Samaritans were a mixed race descended partly from the ten tribes of Israel, and partly from non-Jewish immigrants, the Assyrians. They inherited the central Palestine of Bible times, between Judea in the south and Galilee in the north. Their faith and daily life was based on the first five books of the Old Testament alone. They rejected the rest of the other Jewish Scriptures. Consequently, due to their partial understanding of God's ways with His people, they looked forward to see, with a great deal of speculation, who the prophet mentioned in Deuteronomy 18:18 could be.
Therefore, conflict points arose in the Samaritan womans mind when she talked with Jesus, a male Jew from Judah's line.
About the Author:
Dr. Lee Bee Teik is the founding director of Reconre Ministries. She earlier laid down the practice of medicine to be with her children. In 1992, the Lord called her to the writing ministry and then to minister to His fulltime workers through pastoral counselling and quiet retreats. Her other areas of service include the training of lay pastoral counsellors and the facilitating of personal or small group quiet retreats and seminars. Dr Lee is married to Bishop (Dr). Hwa Yung of the Methodist Church in Malaysia and they have three adult children.