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  • "A Crippled Body But A Healthy Soul"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on May 4, 2010
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,883 views

    The moment we hear Jesus ask us, “Do you want to get well?” and the moment we heed Christ’s call to, “Get up! Pick up your mat and walk,” is the moment when victory is assured!!!

    John 5:5:1-9 “A Crippled Body but a Healthy Soul” By: Ken Sauer, Pastor of East Ridge United Methodist Church, Chattanooga, TN Tony Campolo tells the story of a young woman named Nancy. Although Nancy has a handicapping condition and is confined to a wheelchair, she has an ...read more

  • "Do You Want To Get Well?" Series

    Contributed by Phil Anderson on Jan 22, 2005
    based on 56 ratings
     | 3,639 views

    This is the first in a series of messages on the theme of becoming "spiritually" healthy. It is a sermon that challenges the believer to consider what God would want to do in his/her life in the near future.

    “Do You Want to Get Well?” John 5:1-15 JN 5:1 Some time later, Jesus went up to Jerusalem for a feast of the Jews. 2 Now there is in Jerusalem near the Sheep Gate a pool, which in Aramaic is called Bethesda and which is surrounded by five covered colonnades. 3 Here a great number of disabled ...read more

  • Wrecked Roofs And Changed Lives

    Contributed by John Harvey on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,050 views

    The church needs to be willing to remove all barriers between the world and Jesus.

    “Wrecked Roofs and Changed Lives” June 10, 2007 Me: Illness when I was a junior in high school. Scared, confused, frustrated. Ended up in St. Jude. Glad no one was too tired, or busy to care. We: What are the times in your life when you needed others to care and were glad they took the ...read more

  • The Healing Choice Series

    Contributed by Bob Hostetler on Jul 5, 2001
    based on 204 ratings
     | 13,663 views

    The first step in the process of healing, as revealed in John 5.

    Healing the Hurts You Don’t Deserve: The Healing Choice Scripture Reading: John 5:1-9a Like so many things, you can’t comprehend it unless you see it with your own eyes. In central California, on the western slopes of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, grows a kind of tree that ...read more

  • Avoid Being A Loser - Using The Spirit's Power

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 19 ratings
     | 1,931 views

    In order to capitalize on the chances we are given we need to ask the Spirit of God to control every part of our mind, will, and emotions. Ask the Lord to help you avoid missing out on any good thing by asking God to fill every thought with the Lord’s des

    1. Many Christians fail to realize they must keep on being filled with the Holy Spirit if they do not want to be a loser. Paul wrote, "Make the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil. Therefore, do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord’s will is. Do not get drunk on wine, which ...read more

  • How To Avoid Being A Loser - Using The Spirit's Power

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 20 ratings
     | 1,134 views

    Many Christians fail to realize they must keep on being filled with the Holy Spirit if they do not want to be a loser. Paul wrote, "Make the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil. Therefore, do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord’s

    1. Many Christians fail to realize they must keep on being filled with the Holy Spirit if they do not want to be a loser. Paul wrote, "Make the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil. Therefore, do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord’s will is. Do not get drunk on wine, ...read more

  • Do You Want To Get Well?

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Sep 23, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,866 views

    Jesus meets a man who has his hopes of healing focused on a pool that is stirred by an angel. Thirty-eight long years of paralysis will finally end, but not as he expected. Who is this strange healer?

    Do you want to get well? John 5:1-18 John 5:1 Some time later, Jesus went up to Jerusalem for a feast of the Jews. 2 Now there is in Jerusalem near the Sheep Gate a pool, which in Aramaic is called Bethesda and which is surrounded by five covered colonnades. 3 Here a great number of disabled ...read more

  • The One Who Can Make You Whole Series

    Contributed by Don Jaques on Oct 14, 2004
    based on 21 ratings
     | 1,981 views

    Jesus can heal you if you are willing to do what He asks.

    Who Is This Jesus? 5. The One Who Can Make You Whole John 5:1-9 October 9/10, 2004 Don Jaques MAIN IDEA: Jesus can heal you if you are willing to do what He asks. INTRO: What were you doing in 1966? (Get some replies.) I wasn’t born then but here are some of the big ...read more

  • The Man At The Pool

    Contributed by Mark Holdcroft on Feb 17, 2003
    based on 57 ratings
     | 11,784 views

    When Jesus met the man at the pool He brought both healing and judgement.

    The Man at the Pool Pray John 5:1 Some time later, Jesus went up to Jerusalem for a feast of the Jews. 2:Now there is in Jerusalem near the Sheep Gate a pool, which in Aramaic is called Bethesda and which is surrounded by five covered colonnades. 3:Here a great number of disabled people ...read more

  • He Can Overcome Our Hurts

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Jan 3, 2001
    based on 898 ratings
     | 82,248 views

    Here was a man, for 38 years unable to walk, a burden to others, & probably with little sense of self-worth. Let's see how Jesus dealt with this man and his needs. (Powerpoints - #203)

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (REVISED: 2018) (Powerpoints used with this message are available for free. Just email me at mnewland@sstelco.com and request #203.) TEXT: John 5:1-15; Matthew 11:28-30 A. When you look around at the people who attend church on ...read more

  • The Man At The Pool

    Contributed by Colin Coombs on Jun 10, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,059 views

    Here is a wonderful example of the need of man, and the seeking saviour comming to his aid. Beware, there will be opposition, but responding brings blessing.

    THE MAN AT THE POOL John 5:1-18 This third of the miracles recorded in John’s Gospel finds a place there, as it would appear, . . . because it is the occasion for that great utterance of our Lord about His Sonship and His divine working as the Father also works, which occupies the whole of the ...read more

  • What Do You Really Want God To Do? Series

    Contributed by Dean Courtier on Apr 30, 2010
    based on 26 ratings
     | 24,690 views

    Often we pray for God to act, but what do we really want God to do? Do we pretend to want change when really we want to stay as we are? A challenging message at one of our special healing services.

    A man was driving along a road one day when he saw a three-legged chicken. He was amazed enough to drive along side it for a while, and as he was driving, he noticed the chicken was running at 20 mph. “WOW Pretty fast chicken,” he thought, “I wonder just how fast it can run.” So he sped up, and ...read more

  • He Can Overcome Our Hurts.

    Contributed by Leslie Trombly on Jun 16, 2001
    based on 37 ratings
     | 3,645 views

    "The Grace and Mercy of Jesus can help us over come our hurts, no matter what they are."

    Biblical reference: John 5:1-15 A. When you look around at the people who attend church with you on Sunday, what do you see? Do you see impressive people, dressed in fine clothes who have it all together? Or do you see hurting people in need of comfort; troubled people in need of peace; sick ...read more

  • Jesus : Then And Now

    Contributed by Steve Smith on Aug 29, 2003
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,124 views

    This is about Jesus before and after death, and how we still need him.

    Introduction: Welcome to Chattanooga Valley Baptist Church This morning I will be speaking from the book of Acts. If you have your copy of God’s word would you turn with me to the book of Acts chapter 1 Verse 1- 11. Read Acts 1: 1-11 Opening Prayer In the books of Matthew, Mark, Luke ...read more

  • How Jesus Carved His Own Pathway

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 18 ratings
     | 1,794 views

    Few successful people accomplished great things through ordinary methods. Jesus did not fit peoples’ idea of a "Jewish Messiah". Most Jews expected the Messiah to overthrow the government and set up a kingdom that would dominate all facets of religion, commerce and culture. When Jesus did not meet ...read more