Day five part 2

As we continue in Jerusalem we come to a place called the pools of Bethesda where there were many natural springs that were used for the Jewish cleansing rituals. Excavations have shown that the area actually contained two large 45ft deep pools that encompassed an area larger than a football field. The pools were constantly visited by the infirm because of a pagan belief in the healing powers of the waters. In John 5:1-9 a miracle was performed on a paralytic man who had no one to carry him to the waters; proving that it was not the waters that … Continue reading Day five part 2