Your post has rather miraculously come the very morning after a very dark night of near despair and awful dreams and thoughts – and strangely enough, I woke up this morning with this old hymn on my mind – and – had a little talk with Jesus. The tune associated with this version is ‘Come, shout and sing, make Heaven ring.’ For full information, here’s the link to an excellent hymn tune website: You can listen to this homily here: Just a Little Talk With Jesus. 2 Kings 22-23. In all this he discerns signs of his spiritual soul. Prior to looking at the text, consider a few things: But whatever it was, she is elated and will later declare, “He told me everything I ever did.” There is no sense in her tone that Jesus was merely accusatory. etc., Happy is he whose hope is in the Lord his God.” Psalm 146:3-5. Initially I believed that she had been promiscuous, as you indicate in your blog. It has, once again – as in so many times in the past – made it RIGHT! Display Title: Just a Little Talk with Jesus First Line: I once was lost in sin Tune Title: JUST A LITTLE TALK Author: Cleavant Derricks, b.1937 Meter: 66 12 66 12 with refrain Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 5:25 Date: 2001 Subject: Jesus Christ | His Love and Mercy Only in God will he find the truth and happiness he never stops searching for. The text says, It was about noon. The first was at a place called Bethel, Gen. 28:10-22. Why? His … God bless, all! I also never really thought about her leaving the water jug at the end and what it symbolized. Perhaps but your whole argument is based on something that is entirely theoretical. The woman’s anger is not really at Jesus; it is at “the Jews,” with whom the Samaritans have a hostile relationship. I will leave you with the inspiring words from Luke’s Gospel chapter 24 verse 32: That situation is called ‘scarcity’ and without it there is no such thing as Economics. I never thought about Jesus’ persistance in relating to the woman in this Gospel reading. And just a little talk with Jesus clears the way (Now let us) Have a little talk with Jesus (Let us) Tell him all about our troubles (He will) Hear our faintest cry (He will) Answer by and by Feel a little prayer wheel turning (And you'll) Know a little fire is burning (You will) Find a little talk with Jesus makes it right I may have doubts and fears, my eyes be filled with tears … With his longings for the infinite and for happiness, man questions himself about God’s existence. But the podcast from workingpreacher.org pointed out that women had no power in that day and it is entirely likely that this woman was divorced by 4 men because she was barren. I am a Lutheran pastor and I love listening to you on 104.1 here in ND. “They asked each other, “Were not our hearts burning within us while He talked with us on the road and opened the Scriptures to us?” It’s a bad deal. You will, Find a little talk with Jesus makes it right. I learned a great desl reading this post and I appreciate how you break things down into smaller stages. Thank you, Monsignor for a wonderful sermon. I had only a superficial understanding of what the water symbolized. Jesus begins a discussion with her about her heart’s truest longing. A little talk with Jesus makes it right, all right! [Refrain] [Refrain] I am a witness of this. I may have doubts and fears my eyes be filled with tears But Jesus is a friend who watches day and night I go to Him in prayer He knows my every care And just a little talk with Jesus makes it right. Refrain: As the life of God grows in us, we become more alive in God and joyful in what He is doing for us. She says, “Sir, give me this water, so that I may not be thirsty or have to keep coming here to draw water.” Here is the result of the Lord’s persistence. And just a little talk with my Jesus make it right. Jesus said to her, “Give me a drink.” Imagine, God asking you for anything; what a stunning thing! Request – The discussion begins with a request. Scripture says, For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. The sand must first be emptied out and then the cup cleansed. Reconciliation – At this point the conversation gets private; we are not permitted to listen in. He quickly sends relief: Jesus took me in Then a little light from Heaven filled my soul He bathed my heart in love Wrote my name above Just a little talk with Jesus makes me whole Have a little talk with Jesus Tell Him all about your troubles He will hear our faintest cry and Then he will answer by and by When you feel a little prayer wheel turning Then you'll know a little fire is burning Just a little with Jesus makes it right … . But I would like to share with everyone a rather different version – though with exactly the same thrust in its lyrics. Variety of musical styles. Search Bluegrass Lyrics. Is this possible if not probable? 1 Though dark the night, and clouds look black Chorus: Now let us, Have a little talk with Jesus. Denomination ... Don’t Make Jesus a One-Night Stand. Jesus encounters a woman from Samaria at Jacob’s well. God has put a threshold before our heart that even He will not cross unless we first say yes to Him. From the Album Follow Me January 12, 2006 $0.99 Start your 30-day free trial of Unlimited to listen to this song plus tens of millions more songs. Jesus’ request initiates a discussion, a dialogue of two hearts. Rather, it would seem that Jesus helped her to understand her heart and her struggle. Still others are angry at the unexpected twists and turns of life and do not want to trust a God who doesn’t always give them what they want. What is your “water jar”? Jesus stays in the conversation and even sweetens the deal by making an offer to give her fresh, living water. Her joy must have been infectious, for soon enough they are following her out to meet the Lord! Everything's gonna be alright We're happy day and night 'Cause we had a little talk … A little talk with Jesus makes it right, all right.Source: Small Church Music #2431, Redemption Songs: a choice collection of 1000 hymns and choruses for evangelistic meetings, solo singers, choirs and the home (1937), p.1196, It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. What you have said is true.” Now she does what most of us do when we are in an uncomfortable spot: she changes the subject. Have distant grown, and mute,— Verse: I once was lost in sin Jesus took me in And then a light from heaven filled my soul He filled my heart with love Wrote my name above Just a talk with Jesus makes it all right Repeat Verse: Chorus: Have a little talk with Jesus Tell God about your troubles He'll hear the faintest cry And answer bye and bye Feel the prayer wheel turning Know that the fire's burning Just a talk with Jesus makes it all right … This is the journey of a woman who represents each one of us. Repetition – Jesus repeats His offer for a relationship. Large range of public domain old traditional hymns and modern songs. [Refrain]. Exclusive Prime pricing. The world’s water does not satisfy us; the world’s delights are transitory. Verse 2: Sometimes my path seems drear, without a ray of cheer, And then a cloud of doubt may hide the light of day; 2 When those who once were dearest friends 2. . Something within us makes us draw back in fear. Just a little talk with Jesus makes it right You may have doubts and fears, your eyes be filled with tears Solo only But, Jesus He watches day and night Just go to Him in prayer and everything will be alright Since joining the RC church, some 20 years later, I am sad to have to relate that I have been too often hurt so very much by the very church who should know better – priests, bishops and people, among them – and especially, eventually even the boss of the Seminary to which I was sent to commence my training for the priesthood. In trials of ev'ry kind, praise God, I always find Please consider white-listing Hymnary.org or, A little talk with Jesus makes it right, all right, Tune: [A little talk with Jesus makes it right], [A little talk with Jesus makes it right], All tunes published with 'A little talk with Jesus makes it right, all right'. And more who once profess’d to love Requirement – Jesus wants to give this gift, but first He must help her to make room for it. If you suggest I study more economics, I suggest you study more philosophy. Re-upping the offer – Jesus says, “… but whoever drinks the water I shall give will never thirst; the water I shall give will become in him a spring of water welling up to eternal life.” Here the Lord speaks of happiness and satisfaction that he will give, that grows in us and makes us more and more alive. A little talk with Jesus makes it right, all right! But – as so often happens in life, the ‘let-down’ has occurred yet again! “the world is finite while our desires are infinite”. She desires water, but Jesus knows that her desire is for far more than water or in fact anything that the world gives. Thank you Msgr – what a magnificent read…brought a tear to my eye. An old song says, “I once was lost in sin but Jesus took me in and then a little light from heaven filled my soul. The soul, the seed of eternity we bear in ourselves, irreducible to the merely material, can have its origin only in God (Catechism # 27, 33). That statement is just about the first thing a course in Economics starts with. First He gave water, then He changed it to wine, and then He changed it to His blood. It just keeps getting better. As the Holy Spirit lives in us and transforms us, we become more and more content with what we have. Intro: This is the second spiritual encounter of Jacob's life. As the Lord teaches elsewhere, It was not you who chose me, It was I who chose you (John 15:16). Now let us have a little talk with Jesus Let us tell Him all about our troubles He will hear our faintest cry He will answer by and by Now when you feel a little prayer turning And you know the little talk with Jesus makes it right. May that be true for us all. “Put not your trust in princes, nor in man . Note below the words of verse 2 – I am sure many who are reading this will empathise with the sentiment. With Jesus as my Friend, 1. Some have been hurt by the Church or by Christians; others have prejudiced opinions influenced by a hostile media and world. Ridicule – The woman is still hostile and now even ridicules Jesus: “Sir, you do not even have a bucket and the cistern is deep; where then can you get this living water? Scripture says, It is an awesome thing to fall into the hands of living God (Heb 10:31). It is just between her and Jesus. Freed from its load, she is able to run to town and declare Jesus to others. A little talk with Jesus makes it right, all right! Now let us Have a little talk with Jesus, let us tell Him all about our troubles, He will Hear our faintest cry and He will answer by and by; Now when you Feel a little prayerful yearning, as your heart unto heaven is turning, He bathed my heart in love and he wrote my name above and just a little talk with Jesus made me whole.” Here, Jesus reconciles her with God and with her own self. Reminder – Jesus now re-frames the question by reminding the woman of the obvious: Everyone who drinks this water will be thirsty again. A little talk with Jesus makes it right, all right! photo. How blessed was the woman to have a direct conversation with our saviour…, Thanks, Mgr Charles, for this lovely piece and for the video version of a song I have never heard before. Praise God, I always find When I was a small child and attended the local Gospel Mission Hall with my parents and, long before I even began to think about coming to the Catholic church, I was taught at Sunday School this rather simple but oh-so-true version, which we all used to sing. PREVIEW Just A Little Talk With Jesus. (Now let us) have a little talk with Jesus (Let us) tell Him all about our troubles (He will) hear our fainted cry (He will) answer by and by (When you) feel a little prayer wheel turning (And you) will know a little fire is burnin' (You will) find a little talk with Jesus makes it right. As we examine the Gospel for this weekend’s Mass we do well to understand that is about human desires and how the Lord reaches us through them. It’s all in the past now, except that, just very recently, I have yet again been let down very badly by a person I looked up to – a professing Christian, stalwart figure in the church and someone who, over the last 20 years, has given me reason to believe I could trust and rely on him for support and friendship. They promise ultimate satisfaction, but soon we are thirsty again. At Bethel, Jacob became a believing man, at Jabbok, he became a broken man. As to the Lord I call: Yes the slave was right; A little talk with Jesus makes it right. 2 Chronicles 34-35. The journey is made in stages. However, I have learned over the years that it is not the end – but that ‘A Little Talk With Jesus Makes It Right’!! I recently heard a podcast that changed my view of her. The melody remains within a mid-range of a sixth, with most notes and phrases in the Bb- to D-range. Well, my troubles overtook me And I was deep in doubt I was trying in my own way To work my problems out. Are you greater than our father Jacob, who gave us this cistern and drank from it himself with his children and his flocks?” To the world, the teachings of God often appear to be foolishness. For the truth is that she has unrepented sin. She attempts to engage in a discussion about where to worship. And march along with cheerful song, And just a little talk with Jesus makes me whole. The answer is simply this: the gift of our very self. Begin to persecute, I once was lost in sin but Jesus took me in And then a little light from heaven fill my soul He bathed my heart in love and He wrote my name above And just a little talk with Jesus makes me whole Now let us have a little talk with Jesus Let us tell Him all about our troubles He will hear our faintest cry, He will answer by and by And when you feel a little prayer wheel turnin' And you will know a little fire is … Every one who drinks from this well be thirsty again. 12. Thus Jesus says, “Go call your husband and come back.” The woman answered and said to him, “I do not have a husband.” Jesus answered her, “You are right in saying, ‘I do not have a husband.’ For you have had five husbands, and the one you have now is not your husband. It is our journey unto Jesus, who alone can set us free. Includes words and scores for public domain hymns. Could she have been a victim all this time and been mistreated by pastors preaching the text as well? But now I found me answer And future looks so bright 'Cause we had a little talk with Jesus And everything is gonna be alright. This is what the Lord offers us: the gift of a new and transformed life, the gift to become fully alive in God. Master's Praise Vocal Group. The world is the gift that keeps on taking; it takes our money, loyalty, freedom, and time, while giving us only temporary—and ultimately unsatisfying pleasures—in return. Scripture: 2 Kings 22:1-23:1. And trials of almost ev’ry kind It is not always the Lord Jesus, or God the Father, whom people hate or distrust; rather, it is Christians. Gen. 32:22-32 JUST A LITTLE TALK WITH JESUS. Just a Little Talk with Jesus. 2012 Preview SONG TIME Jesus Is Just Alright. I go to Him in prayer, he knows my every care, And just a little talk with Jesus makes it right. Could he possibly be the Christ?” They went out of the town and came to him.” Do not miss that little detail: she left her water jar. Harmonically, the song consists mostly of primary chords with a few secondary chords included, with some chromaticism resulting from voice leading and filling in intervals in the alto and bass lines. Rebuke – Sure enough, she draws back with fear and anger. And just a little talk with Jesus makes me whole. Despite our often harsh rejection of God, He keeps the dialogue going. Thanks. Just a Little Talk With Jesus / It's Alright. I’ll prove unto the end, The solo bass notes that introduce the … Some are afraid to relate to God because they think they will lose their freedom or that they will have to change too much. Ad revenue helps keep us running. I believe it is because prayer has a bad rep. First He gave the Law, then He gave the prophets; now He gives His Son. http://www.hymnary.org/text/though_dark_the_night_and_clouds_look_bl. Introductory Statement: I once saw a poster in an Adult. At Bethel, Jacob became a son of God, at Jabbok, he became a saint of God. Jesus is patient and answers her, but ultimately draws her back to the subject at hand: her heart and what her desires are really all about. I thought about how many people use prayer as a last resort. How soon I conquer all, Source: Small Church Music #2431 At Bethel he died … She says, “How can you, a Jew, ask me, a Samaritan woman, for a drink?”—For Jews use nothing in common with Samaritans. You will find a little talk with Jesus makes it right Makes everything right. A little talk with Jesus makes it right, all right; A little talk with Jesus makes it right, all right; Across my path are spread; It Takes More Than 'just A Little Talk With Jesus' To Make It Right Contributed by Mark A. Barber on Aug 20, 2013 (message contributor) (rate this sermon) | 4,035 views. I then came to the computer and was surprised to read your Sunday sermon. It should be the first resort.’ Then. Rejoicing – The woman left her water jar and went into the town and said to the people, “Come see a man who told me everything I have done. 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