When therefore the LORD knew how the Pharisees had heard that Jesus made and baptized more disciples than John,…
I. Our Lord's MERCY is remarkable. That such an one as He should deal so graciously with such a sinner is a striking fact.
II. His WISDOM. How wise was every step of His way in dealing with this sinful soul!
III. His PATIENCE. How He bore with the woman's ignorance, and what trouble He took to lead her to knowledge.
IV. His POWER. What a complete victory He won at last! How almighty must that grace be which could soften and convert such a carnal and wicked heart!
Parallel VersesKJV: When therefore the Lord knew how the Pharisees had heard that Jesus made and baptized more disciples than John,