She came at a most unusual time, when she knew there would be no one to see her, judge her, condemn her. It must have surprised her to find a man there—and not just any man, but a man who knew her past (she has had five husbands) and her present (she is having a relationship with someone she is not wedded to). A man who, despite knowing this, did not laugh at her, did not insult her. Instead, He offered her a drink that would satisfy all her heart’s desires!
If you are in a situation similar to that woman—escaping a painful past, a disintegrating relationship, or an impossible situation—do not be surprised if you find Jesus. He’s been waiting for you, waiting for you to allow Him to quench all your thirst, longing, and ache away, waiting for you to accept the new beginning He has since been offering to you. The question now is, ‘Would you drink it?