When a Samaritan woman came to draw water, Jesus said to her, “Will you give me a drink?” (His disciples had gone into the town to buy food.) The Samaritan woman said to him, “You are a Jew and I am a Samaritan woman. How can you ask me for a drink?” John 4:7-9

Nobody likes a know-it-all. And yet, how common it is for Christians to take a “know-it-all” approach when reaching out to non-Christians. For example, we project an image of ourselves that we wish to have others see, because we say to ourselves: “how will someone come to faith in Christ if they can’t see past my messy life”.

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