Do you want to be healed today? That was the question that Jesus asked a man today in John 5. Jesus saw a man sitting beside a pool where healing happened.
Listen to what happened:
When Jesus saw him lying there and knew that he had already been there a long time, he said to him, “Do you want to be healed?” The sick man answered him, “Sir, I have no one to put me into the pool when the water is stirred up, and while I am going another steps down before me. “Jesus said to him, “Get up, take up your bed, and walk.” And at once the man was healed, and he took up his bed and walked.
Jesus cuts to the chase. He doesn’t accept that statement. He heals him. He restores him. He helps him to become whole again.
The same Jesus comes to us today and asks us the same question. Do you want to be healed? Now we may be facing a physical situation that has no easy answer.
We may be facing and emotional or spiritual situation that has no easy answer.
We may be dealing with things that aren’t easy to fix. That are challenges. That may take lots of work, tears, prayers, and faith.
Our life may be full of these types of challenges. But, listen to the question that Jesus asked this man.
Do you want to be healed? Do you want to be whole? Do you want to be restored?
You can be. By Jesus.
He can make you whole. Even if He doesn’t “heal” you. You may still have you physical challenges. You may still have your emotional challenges. You may still face trials, trouble, and worries.
But, you can be healed today. You can be made whole today. You can be restored and renewed today.
Through Jesus. In Jesus. By Jesus. Today.
Today, do you want to be healed? Today, may each of us find that new life in Jesus Christ!
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