As we begin to look at the passage in John 5, where Jesus healed the man who had been an invalid for thirty-eight years, we’ll see how everyone waiting to be healed at the pool of Bethesda, was placing their hope in the power of the water in the pool. Instead, they should have been placing their faith in the Power at the Pool—Jesus.
Pastor James Ford Jr. has been the senior pastor of Christ Bible Church of Chicago, located on the south side of Chicago, Ill., for over 35 years. He also serves as the president of Impact Ministries, an outreach ministry committed to strengthening families in the South Shore community of Chicago.
Treasured Truth is a 24-minute radio program, airing daily. Each day, James Ford, Jr., Pastor of Christ Bible Church of Chicago, presents clear, powerful Bible teaching-adding godly wisdom and guidance to listeners' daily walks with Christ. Pastor Ford uses his breadth of experience to bring Christ-centered, expository preaching that is relevant to an audience of all races and cultures.