The Gospel of John Chapter 5 is when things really start to "heat up." Jesus heals a man and causes quite a stir, unfortunately for the wrong reason.
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1. Why do think Jesus asked the invalid man if he wanted to get well in the Gospel of John Chapter 5, verse 6?
2. From the invalid man’s response what did he not understand about Jesus?
3. What law do the Jews refer to in the Gospel of John Chapter 5, verse 10?
1. Why did the man become an invalid?
2. Read Psalm 107:17-19; Mark 2:1-5; Mark 2:8-12 and John 9:1-5. What can we conclude regarding sickness and the consequences of sin from these verses?
3. Why do you think the Jews asked the man who it was that healed him in the Gospel of John Chapter 5, verse 12?
1. The Jews sought to kill Jesus for 2 things that he did. What were they?
2. According to Jewish law, was death the prescribed punishment for doing work on the Sabbath?
3. List 5 things we learn about God the Father from the Gospel of John Chapter 5, verses 17-27.
1. List 2 things from the Gospel of John Chapter 5, verses 17-27 that God the Father has given the Son or authorized the Son to do.
2. Read Matthew 12:1-14. Why do you think Jesus healed on the Sabbath?
3. For what 2 reasons did God the Father give Jesus the authority to judge?
1. From verses in the Gospel of John Chapter 5 below, state the ways that testimony is given for Jesus Christ:
2. Whose testimony does Jesus not accept?
3. Why do you think Jesus would not accept human testimony?
1. List the mistakes or shortcomings of the Jews (as pointed out by Jesus) in the following verses from the Gospel of John Chapter 5:
2. From your reading of the Gospel of John Chapter 5, whose testimony was weightier than John the Baptist?
3. How do we accept praise or testimony from people; and how can that sometimes be out of line with God’s will?
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