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John 5 - AMP

2 Now there is in Jerusalem a pool near the Sheep Gate. This pool in the Hebrew is called Bethesda, having five porches (alcoves, colonnades, doorways). 3 In these lay a great number of sick folk--some blind, some crippled, and some paralyzed (shriveled up)--Many manuscripts omit the last part of verse and all of verse 4.waiting for the bubbling up of the water. 4 For an angel of the Lord went down at appointed seasons into the pool and moved and stirred up the water; whoever then first, after the stirring up of the water, stepped in was cured of whatever disease with which he was afflicted. 5 There was a certain man there who had suffered with a deep-seated and lingering disorder for thirty-eight years. 6 When Jesus noticed him lying there , knowing that he had already been a long time in that condition, He said to him, Do you want to become well? 7 The invalid answered, Sir, I have nobody when the water is moving to put me into the pool; but while I am trying to come myself, somebody else steps down ahead of me. 8 Jesus said to him, Get up! Pick up your bed (sleeping pad) and walk! 9 Instantly the man became well and recovered his strength and picked up his bed and walked. But that happened on the Sabbath. 10 So the Jews kept saying to the man who had been healed, It is the Sabbath, and you have no right to pick up your bed . 11 He answered them, The Capitalized because of what He is, the spotless Son of God, not what the speaker may have thought He was.Man Who healed me and gave me back my strength, He Himself said to me, Pick up your bed and walk! 12 They asked him, Who is the Man Who told you, Pick up your bed and walk? 13 Now the invalid who had been healed did not know who it was, for Jesus had quietly gone away , since there was a crowd in the place. 14 Afterward, when Jesus found him in the temple, He said to him, See, you are well! Stop sinning or something worse may happen to you. 15 The man went away and told the Jews that it was Jesus Who had made him well. 16 For this reason the Jews began to persecute (annoy, torment) Jesus Some manuscripts add this phrase.and sought to kill Him, because He was doing these things on the Sabbath. 17 But Jesus answered them, My Father has worked until now, and I, too, must be at work. 18 This made the Jews more determined than ever to kill Him ; because He not only was breaking (weakening, violating) the Sabbath, but He actually was speaking of God as being His own Father, making Himself equal with God. 19 So Jesus answered them by saying, I assure you, most solemnly I tell you, the Son is able to do nothing of Himself (of His own accord); but He is able to do only what He sees the Father doing, for whatever the Father does is what the Son does in the same way . 20 The Father dearly loves the Son and discloses to (shows) Him everything that He Himself does. And He will disclose to Him (let Him see) greater things yet than these, so that you may marvel and be full of wonder and astonishment. 21 Just as the Father raises up the dead and gives them life , even so the Son also gives life to whomever He wills and is pleased to give it. 22 Even the Father judges no one, for He has given all judgment (the last judgment and the whole business of judging) entirely into the hands of the Son, 23 So that all men may give honor (reverence, homage) to the Son just as they give honor to the Father. whoever does not honor the Son does not honor the Father, Who has sent Him. 24 I assure you, most solemnly I tell you, the person whose ears are open to My words and believes and trusts in and clings to and relies on Him Who sent Me has (possesses now) eternal life. And he does not come into judgment , but he has already passed over out of death into life. 25 Believe Me when I assure you, most solemnly I tell you, the time is coming and is here now when the dead shall hear the voice of the Son of God and those who hear it shall live. 26 For even as the Father has life in Himself and is self-existent, so He has given to the Son to have life in Himself and be self-existent. 27 And He has given Him authority and granted Him power to execute (exercise, practice) judgment because He is Marvin Vincent, Word Studies.a Son of man . 28 Do not be surprised and wonder at this, for the time is coming when all those who are in the tombs shall hear His voice, 29 And they shall come out--those who have practiced doing good to the resurrection of life, and those who have done evil will be raised for judgment . 30 I am able to do nothing from Myself . Even as I hear, I judge , and My judgment is right (just, righteous), because I do not seek or consult My own will but only the will and pleasure of the Father Who sent Me. 31 If I alone testify in My behalf, My testimony is not valid and cannot be worth anything. 32 There is Another Who testifies concerning Me, and I know and am certain that His evidence on My behalf is true and valid. 33 You yourselves have sent to John and he has been a witness to the truth. 34 But I do not receive human witness ; but I simply mention all these things in order that you may be saved (made and kept safe and sound). 35 John was the lamp that kept on burning and shining , and you were willing for a while to delight (sun) yourselves in his light. 36 But I have as My witness something greater (weightier, higher, better) than that of John; for the works that the Father has appointed Me to accomplish and finish, the very same works that I am now doing, are a witness and proof that the Father has sent Me. 37 And the Father Who sent Me has Himself testified concerning Me. Not one of you has ever given ear to His voice or seen His form (His face--what He is like). 38 And you have not His word (His thought) living in your hearts, because you do not believe and adhere to and trust in and rely on Him Whom He has sent. 39 You search and investigate and pore over the Scriptures diligently, because you suppose and trust that you have eternal life through them. And these testify about Me! 40 And still you are not willing to come to Me, so that you might have life. 41 I receive not glory from men , 42 But I know you and recognize and understand that you have not the love of God in you. 43 I have come in My Father's name and with His power, and you do not receive Me ; but if another comes in his own name and his own power and with no other authority but himself, you will receive him and give him your approval. 44 How is it possible for you to believe , you who receive praise and honor and glory from one another, and yet do not seek the praise and honor and glory which come from Him Who alone is God? 45 Put out of your minds the thought and do not suppose that I will accuse you before the Father. There is one who accuses you--it is Moses, the very one on whom you have built your hopes . 46 For if you believed and relied on Moses, you would believe and rely on Me, for he wrote about Me . 47 But if you do not believe and trust his writings, how then will you believe and trust My teachings?

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John Telgren avatar
Our Creed
Shared by: John Telgren on Feb, 2017
Summary: It is important to realize that the authority for our faith is from the Lord or our faith, Jesus Christ. Our focus is ultimately not on a creedal system, but upon Christ, whom we follow as our Lord.
Scripture: John 5:39
Views: 6
Steve Malone avatar
Do You Want To Get Well
Shared by: Steve Malone on Jan, 2017
Summary: In this message we will have the opportunity to wrestle with the same question that Jesus asked a man who was crippled for 38 years.
Scripture: John 5:1-14
Views: 48
Stephen Belokur avatar
The Missing Bible Verses
Shared by: Stephen Belokur on Jan, 2017
Summary: Why do some newer Bible translations seem to have verses that are missing from older translations? Are the new translations trying to hide something? Can we trust them? Let's take a look and see ...
John Gaston avatar
Shared by: John Gaston on Nov, 2016
Summary: We see the lame man waiting on & trying to sense the supernatural. He desires to yield to God and is expecting the miraculous. God answered his faith & healed him. Do we have that kind of open attitude toward the supernatural?
Scripture: John 5:1-9
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Views: 299
Jeffrey  Sims avatar
How Long has it been
Shared by: Jeffrey Sims on Oct, 2016
Summary: This sermon is about living a long time with issues and problems without asking God to intervene on our behalf. This sermon points us to the question of 1. Do we want to be healed 2. How long has it been since you reached out to Jesus.
Scripture: John 5:1-9
Denomination: United Methodist
Views: 129
Scott Kircher avatar
Judaism vs. Biblical Christianity
Shared by: Scott Kircher on Sep, 2016
Summary: Examines Modern Judaism vs. Biblical Christianity to see if we are worshiping the same God today
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: John 5:37-46
Views: 643
T.J. Conwell avatar
The Authority of the Son
Shared by: T.J. Conwell on Jun, 2016
Summary: Jesus always has been, He is, and in the future still will be - God. Our instruction is to understand that, learn from the testimony of god's Word, and teach it to others.
Series: John
Scripture: John 5:1-30
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 68
T.J. Conwell avatar
The Testimony about Jesus
Shared by: T.J. Conwell on Jun, 2016
Summary: The Jews loved to hear about Moses and his teachings, but Jesus lets these know that they really didn’t believe what Moses said, either. If they had, they would know who Jesus is, and would rejoice at the coming Messiah!
Series: John
Scripture: John 5:31-47
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 136
Ajayi Oluwasegun avatar
Shared by: Ajayi Oluwasegun on Jun, 2016
Summary: People can deny you of opportunities, but when God says it is your turn in His divine arrangement, no man can stop you
based on 1 rating
Scripture: John 5:1-8
Denomination: Bible Church
Views: 2,191
Curtis E. Nester avatar
Wanting What God Wants
Shared by: Curtis E. Nester on May, 2016
Summary: Do you really know what you want? Are you ready to accept what God has for you?
Leonard Davis avatar
Shared by: Leonard Davis on Mar, 2016
Summary: Jesus is the Provider of all our needs for body, soul and spirit. He is the complete Savior for every need.
Scripture: John 5:1-17
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 129
W Pat Cunningham avatar
Neither Positivism nor Scientism
Shared by: W Pat Cunningham on Mar, 2016
Summary: There must be a dialogue between science and faith, but it must also be an unequal dialogue; faith trumps the claims of any science that denies God.
Scripture: John 5:31-47
Denomination: Catholic
Views: 59
Craig Condon avatar
God’s Healing Mercy
Shared by: Craig Condon on Dec, 2015
Summary: The key to getting healed or unstuck in our lives is to do what God tells us to do-even if it doesn’t make sense. We must listen to God’s instructions in our hearts. We must find them in his word. There will be something that God will want us to do.
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What happens to a person’s soul AFTER death?
Shared by: James Linders on Nov, 2015
Summary: Unlike animals OUR lives does NOT end in the grave, because OUR souls were brought to life when God breathed HIS spirit into our nostrils on the sixth day of creation. We are either destined for heaven OR hell. THIS depends on God's grace and OUR faith.
Derrick Tuper avatar
Seeking Approval
Shared by: Derrick Tuper on Nov, 2015
Summary: Have you ever found yourself trying to get people’s approval? I’m sure we have all been in this position but sometimes we can go a little overboard with it-even be obsessed with it. Let’s see why this is a problem and what we can do to overcome it.
Maurice McCarthy avatar
Those Whose Turn Seems to Come Last
Shared by: Maurice McCarthy on Oct, 2015
Summary: The story of a desperate man who stated: "I have no one to help me." He had no faith for a miracle, didn't know he was talking to Jesus, wasn't told to believe or repent and yet he got a miracle at Bethesda, the house of mercy.
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: John 5:1-14
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 1,939
Shared by: MELVIN NEWLAND on Oct, 2015
Summary: Jesus didn't always do things the way people expected Him to, including healing. Sometimes Jesus' healing was painful because it required people to face truth about themselves that people just don't like to face. (Powerpoints Available - #267)
based on 1 rating
Scripture: John 5:2-14
Views: 5,252
Ron Tuit avatar
Shared by: Ron Tuit on Oct, 2015
Summary: The word "come" is extremely important in the purpose and ministry of Jesus; it is also important in the teaching of salvation. We are taking a few weeks to understand the "coming of the Kingdom of God" in the gospels and Old Testament.
Ron Freeman, Evangelist avatar
Wilt Thou Be Made Whole?
Shared by: Ron Freeman, Evangelist on Sep, 2015
Summary: To establish Jesus can make all who would come unto Him whole as he did the man at the pool of Bethesda. This lesson discusses the mercy and compassion of Christ to all who would call upon His name. Christ is able to make thee whole!
Craig Condon avatar
The Trial of Our Christian Faith
Shared by: Craig Condon on Sep, 2015
Summary: When we talk to the genuinely curious, we show God’s love. We show that we want to be with God and want others to be with him. We will love the things and people that he loves. We will hate the things and people that he hates. We will love others.
Victor Yap avatar
Do You Want to Get Well?
Shared by: Victor Yap on Jul, 2015
Summary: John 5
Ron Tuit avatar
“Four Undeniable Testimonies about Jesus”
Shared by: Ron Tuit on Jun, 2015
Summary: Jesus provides four undeniable testimonies or witnesses which validate His Divine position as the Eternal Son of God sent from the Father's side, and provides proof of His Godhead.
Gordon Curley avatar
Jesus - The Man Who is Equal With God!
Shared by: Gordon Curley on Jun, 2015
Summary: Jesus - The Man Who is Equal With God! (2015) PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request – email: gcurley@gcurley.info
Scripture: John 5:16-30
Denomination: Brethren
Views: 250
Ron Tuit avatar
The Son’s Authority of Life and Judgment
Shared by: Ron Tuit on Jun, 2015
Summary: The Son is equal to the Father in every aspect, including authority over life and judgment. Just because the Son is submissive to the Father does not imply that He is inferior to the Father!
based on 1 rating
Scripture: John 5:25-29
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Views: 1,470
Ron Tuit avatar
Like Father, Like Son
Shared by: Ron Tuit on Jun, 2015
Summary: Jesus explains the Divine Essentials of the Eternal Father/Son Relationship which he has always had with His Father as part of the Godhead, the Triune God.
Ron Tuit avatar
The Sabbath Healing at the Pool
Shared by: Ron Tuit on Jun, 2015
Summary: The miracle of the man who had been lame for 38 years has many unique and unusual aspects; One is the question which Jesus asks him: "Do you want to be healed?" What would your answer be?
David Welch avatar
Our Infinitely Great God
Shared by: David Welch on May, 2015
Summary: This the second in a series on the attributes of God focusing on self existence and eternity
Bob Faulkner avatar
The Bible, our foundation, 9.The apostles are reminded by Jesus
Shared by: Bob Faulkner on Apr, 2015
Summary: The New Testament writings (Scriptures) come to us as a direct result of the prophecy given in portions of John 14-17.
Marge Kryzanowski Abram avatar
Shared by: Marge Kryzanowski Abram on Mar, 2015
Summary: Jesus wants to do more for us than we can even imagine Ephesians 3:20 (KJV) Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us, This outline shares a few questions the Lord asks us and what is our answer?
Scripture: John 5:13-16
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 1,220
Chris Beam avatar
The Rule Breaker
Shared by: Chris Beam on Mar, 2015
Summary: If you want God to do a new thing in your life, you can’t keep doing the same old thing in your life. If you want to experience the miraculous, you need to unlearn every assumption you’ve ever made except for one…God is able.
Scripture: John 5:1-10
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,318