Page 7 John 5:1-15 – Crippled Man by the Pool What was the man’s problem? With God With others With himself How long had the man been in this condition? Who does the man have to help him – why?
“Do you want to get well?” Why did Jesus ask him this question? Why did Jesus find him, out of all the sick people? Why did Jesus only heal him? Why did the man make excuses? What excuses do I make?
“See to it that you stop sinning.” What was the man’s sin? Liked his circumstances Comfortable with situation – misery, hopelessness, situation Destroyed all of his relationships Attitude – poor me Unwillingness to change, “move on”, grow, adapt Stagnant lifestyle Not focused on God Not loving God & loving others – inward focus
Do YOU want to get well? Pick your one thing you want to focus on – to change or overcome Finish the questions for this lesson – they will help you to focus on your one thing. Homework – page 8
Page 91 Vocabulary of Emotions Resources Brief overview Step-by-step directions Other Resources REBT Worksheet End Matter
Teams Exchange contact information Develop a plan to meet once a week, before church, etc. Discuss accountability, needs, goals, etc.