1 Now Jesus learned that the Pharisees had heard that he was gaining and baptizing more disciples than John— 2 although in fact it was not Jesus who baptized, but his disciples. 3 So he left Judea and went back once more to Galilee.
4 Now he had to go through Samaria. 5 So he came to a town in Samaria called Sychar, near the plot of ground Jacob had given to his son Joseph. 6 Jacob’s well was there, and Jesus, tired as he was from the journey, sat down by the well. It was about noon.
7 When a Samaritan woman came to draw water, Jesus said to her, “Will you give me a drink?” 8 (His disciples had gone into the town to buy food.)
9 The Samaritan woman said to him, “You are a Jew and I am a Samaritan woman. How can you ask me for a drink?” (For Jews do not associate with Samaritans.[a])
10 Jesus answered her, “If you knew the gift of God and who it is that asks you for a drink, you would have asked him and he would have given you living water.”
11 “Sir,” the woman said, “you have nothing to draw with and the well is deep. Where can you get this living water? 12 Are you greater than our father Jacob, who gave us the well and drank from it himself, as did also his sons and his livestock?”
13 Jesus answered, “Everyone who drinks this water will be thirsty again, 14 but whoever drinks the water I give them will never thirst. Indeed, the water I give them will become in them a spring of water welling up to eternal life.”
15 The woman said to him, “Sir, give me this water so that I won’t get thirsty and have to keep coming here to draw water.”
16 He told her, “Go, call your husband and come back.”
17 “I have no husband,” she replied.
Jesus said to her, “You are right when you say you have no husband. 18 The fact is, you have had five husbands, and the man you now have is not your husband. What you have just said is quite true.”
19 “Sir,” the woman said, “I can see that you are a prophet. 20 Our ancestors worshiped on this mountain, but you Jews claim that the place where we must worship is in Jerusalem.”
21 “Woman,” Jesus replied, “believe me, a time is coming when you will worship the Father neither on this mountain nor in Jerusalem. 22 You Samaritans worship what you do not know; we worship what we do know, for salvation is from the Jews. 23 Yet a time is coming and has now come when the true worshipers will worship the Father in the Spirit and in truth, for they are the kind of worshipers the Father seeks. 24 God is spirit, and his worshipers must worship in the Spirit and in truth.”
25 The woman said, “I know that Messiah” (called Christ) “is coming. When he comes, he will explain everything to us.”
26 Then Jesus declared, “I, the one speaking to you—I am he.”
27 Just then his disciples returned and were surprised to find him talking with a woman. But no one asked, “What do you want?” or “Why are you talking with her?”
28 Then, leaving her water jar, the woman went back to the town and said to the people, 29 “Come, see a man who told me everything I ever did. Could this be the Messiah?” 30 They came out of the town and made their way toward him.
John 4 1:30
I grew up in a home with seven brothers and sisters. Before I reached the age of dating, TRUTH was written on my heart. My older sisters, who were much older than I, were dating and I had asked one of them, Is it true that whoever you date, your married to?. Of course the answer was NO! But the truth is, whoever you commit the Marital Act with, you most certainly are.
The very idea of Gay Marriage, or Homosexual Marriage is completely void. Ineffective; useless. Two man can not create offspring, nor can two women. It’s not to say that the children are God’s blessing to the union of two souls, but children are a gift from God. The UNION itself is the blessing! When the union occurs outside of the vow of Marriage, it becomes an act of self-gratification. Homosexual Marriage has never existed, nor can it. The very “Marital Act” of a one man and one woman coming together to form one body IS Marriage. One man and one woman becoming one flesh.
We are all called to understand our vocations. Vocations are what God calls you to do with your life. Single, Married, and Called to the religious Life. We must ALL start to realize that without living as a chaste soul first for the love of God, we are living for our own self-gratification and not in communion with our Lord.
Our Lord said it Himself: ‘But I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart.” Matthew 5:28
When the argument comes up about how single straight people are allowed, we must always remember, ALL sex outside of the Vow, is a mortal sin and separates us from the love of God, therefore rotten to the core.
(Catechism of the Catholic Church)
Fornication is carnal union between an unmarried man and an unmarried woman. It is gravely contrary to the dignity of persons and of human sexuality which is naturally ordered to the good of spouses and the generation and education of children. Moreover, it is a grave scandal when there is corruption of the young.