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The Pool Of Bethesada

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This man must have been so grateful and enjoyed his newfound freedom and independence that the healing must have brought him..Sara


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The Pool Of Bethesada

His two useless legs
Only weighted him
Using his arms pulled
To try to get in
The troubled pool
Thirty-eight years
Sickness lingered
Jesus asked "Do
You want healing?"
The man said
"I can't get
In the pool."
Jesus 
Said "Be
Healed"

Based on John 5: 1-9
Loose translation 
Actually Jesus said pick up your bed and walk...

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  1. Date: 5/9/2012 6:54:00 AM
    I enjoyed reading your wonderful poetry this morning Sara. Hope you have a great day. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/9/2012 3:26:00 AM
    Smile ˜ I Can Imagine "HIS BEAUTIES GLORIOUS EYES," My Dear Sweeet Beautiful Sara * Smiling Into His Babies Eyes Amid Such Indiscribable Love * I Have Felt That Beautiful Love * Wonderful, Poem Of Precious Light * My Love, Forever; John!:) ˜

  1. Date: 5/8/2012 6:48:00 PM
    yes faith can heal us threw Jesus' name we don't have to see him there, just faith for us to be healed threw his spirit nice peom this reminds me of the woman who siad "if i could just touch his clothes i would be heal" and she touched his clothes and was healed..