Jesus asked, “Do you want to get well?” John 5:6b (NIV)
Then Jesus said to him, “Get up! Pick up your mat and walk.” John 5:8 (NIV)
Timing can be everything. In this passage the disabled man wanted to be healed, but was not able to lower himself into the healing waters before others around him had already done so. He thought he had missed many opportunities to be healed. Sometimes it has nothing to do with timing, but everything to do with doing what we have been told to do… and believing that the desired result will happen. Father God, may we be obedient to do those things You have called us to. May we believe in Your power to heal, but may we also believe that your grace is sufficient. Amen.
Passage: John 5:1-9