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Apr 25, 2019

Do You Want to Be Well?

Fr. Mike Schmitz

Jesus asked the crippled man at the pool of Bethesda, “Do you want to be well?” It seems like an obvious question, but—as Fr. Mike explains—in order for this man to desire healing, he had to believe he could be healed.

So many of us have given up on the thought that God can change us from whatever it is we don’t want to be into whatever it is we want to be, and what we believe he wants us to be. Whether it’s an illness, lack of willpower, or just lack of ability, we believe our problem is chronic.

Jesus’ question to the man at the pool is an appeal to the man’s belief that God can heal him.

Believing God can make a drastic change for the better in our own lives may just be the key to actually making that change happen.

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