Tuesday, August 13
When Jesus saw him lying there and knew that he had already been there a long time, he said to him, “Do you want to be healed?”
Do you want to get well?
If your answer is yes, then do what this man did and follow Christ’s advice.
The first step to getting well is…
1. Get Up! – Get up out of that mess you are in. Get up and get ready to move. Some of you have been waiting around on God to move when He’s been waiting around on you. Folks if there are 1,000 steps between you and God, He will take all of them but one. That last step is for you. Get up and let God know that you are serious and ready to move.
Jesus then tells the man to pick up his mat. Don’t leave it here because you don’t need it anymore. He never has to lie next to this pool again. Pick up your mat and leave this place once and for all.
Am I ready to receive healing? Am I ready to be free from all those things that has kept me in bondage?
Father, you are a good father who wants me to be whole. Give me the desire and courage to get well.
Pick Four More Activities
Listen and Worship.
Pray a Psalm.
Read a Book.
Retell the Gospel to Yourself.
Take Some Notes on Today's Devotional.
Pray for Yourself, Your Family, Your Church, and the Lost.
Memorize a Verse.
List Five Things You're Thankful For.