Heals Man with 38-Year-Old Infirmity (Discussion Questions)

Categories: Gospel of John

Read John 5:1-9

  • What does Jesus ask this man?
  • What is the man's response?
    • Is it just an excuse?
    • Do you think he really wanted to be well after 38 years?
    • How would this healing change his life-style?
    • Do you think he was ready to start working for a living?
    • Sometimes people make excuses to be sick; do you think he genuinely wanted to be healed?
  • What day of the week did Jesus heal the man?
  • Why wasn't it lawful to heal on the Sabbath?
  • Why did Jesus break the law?
  • Would you have healed this man on the Sabbath?