Then the father realized that this was the exact time at which Jesus had said to him, “Your son will live.” So he and his whole household believed. John 4:53
I’ve been watching this tv show on Monday night called “No Ordinary Family.” About a family who all get superpowers, and they are using them for good, to change the world! Interesting that the world loves to watch any entertainment about superpowers, when the Bible is full of people with super natural powers, and we are called to function in them the way the disciples did!
The Son on this tv show has a superpower that I need. A super memory and insight into any subject, he can recall any word from a book, and when he reads, certain sentences and words will be highlighted and etched is his super brain. I actually believe that’s what the Holy Spirit does when we read the Word of God, he leads us into all truth and gives us revelation.
The revelation from John 4 I got was all on the word Believe. It appears 5 times in this chapter which shows that John is saying it’s a pretty big deal when someone starts believing that Jesus is the Messiah.
So Jesus’ supernatural power healed the boy of his fever, and because of that miracle, the whole family believed!
Many of the Samaritans from that town believed in him because of the woman’s testimony, John 4:39 Because of the woman’s new Christian zeal, she shared her faith and many believed.
And because of his words many more became believers. 42 They said to the woman, “We no longer believe just because of what you said; now we have heard for ourselves, and we know that this man really is the Savior of the world.”John 4:41-42 Interesting it was another use of supernatural power, a word of knowledge that was used when Jesus shared with her.
“Unless you people see signs and wonders,” Jesus told him, “you will never believe.” John 4:48
I revert time and time again to using my owns words and strategies to share the Gospel, and God still works and people get saved. But time and time again, witnessing is coupled with signs and wonder that confirm the preaching of the word. It’s harder to do the Supernatural stuff, but we must step out on faith and be bold, and miracles will come!
Lord, Use me to do great exploits in your name, give me more boldness, use me in this great harvest, Lord. I pray that those in new hope will see their families and friends saved, let there be more miracles Lord! In Jesus name. Amen.