Jesus healed people.
This is the sort of no-brainer statement that ranks up there with “ice is cold” or “rocks are hard.” Even someone with the most superficial understanding of the Gospel knows that many of Jesus miracles in the Gospels involved healing (and a number of the miracles we still see today, particularly those which relate to canonizations) still involve healing.
When we look at many of Jesus’ miracles – like the subject of this week’s study, John 5:1-18 (Jesus healing the lame man), two questions come to mind.
- Why did Jesus perform all of these miracles?
- Why does God allow good people to suffer (and thus to require His healing)?
The first question is easier to answer than the second one. [Read more…] about Unfolding John 5:1-18