Pentecost Vigil – A Women’s Lectionary
13 Jesus said to her, “EveryoneHH who drinks of this water will be thirstyII again, 14 but those who drink of the water that I will give them will never be thirsty.JJ The water that I will give will becomeKK in them a springLL of water gushing upMM to eternalNN life.”OO
17 The woman answered him, “I have no husband.”
Jesus said to her, “You are rightUU in saying, ‘I have no husband,’ 18 for you have had fiveVV husbands, and the one you have now is not your husband. What you have said is true!”WW
19 The woman said to him, “Sir, I seeXX that you are a prophet.YY
21 Jesus said to her, “Woman, believeEEE me, the hourFFF is comingGGG when you will worship the FatherHHH neither on this mountain nor in Jerusalem. 22 You worship what you do not know; we worship what we know, for salvationIII is from the Jews.
23 But the hour is comingJJJ and is now here when the trueKKK worshipersLLL will worship the Father in spiritMMM and truth,NNN for the Father seeksOOO such as these to worship him. 24 God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth.”PPP
25 The woman said to him, “I know that MessiahQQQ is coming”RRR (who is called Christ).SSS “When he comes,TTT he will proclaimUUU all thingsVVV to us.”
26 Jesus said to her, “I am he, the one who is speaking to you.”
Image credit: “Mural painting on the facade of the parish center, Pabneukirchen, Upper Austria – Pentecost event, conversation at Jacob’s Well.” By Rupert Haider, 2007.