Devotional Readings

John 4:46-54 – the forgotten nobleman

This chapter expands our understand of belief, with it’s concrete examples, let’s not forget this one hidden behind the Samaritan woman’s story.

Joh 4:46  So Jesus came again into Cana of Galilee, where he made the water wine. And there was a certain nobleman, whose son was sick at Capernaum.

Joh 4:47  When he heard that Jesus was come out of Judaea into Galilee, he went unto him, and besought him that he would come down, and heal his son: for he was at the point of death.

Joh 4:48  Then said Jesus unto him, Except ye see signs and wonders, ye will not believe.

Joh 4:49  The nobleman saith unto him, Sir, come down ere my child die.

Joh 4:50  Jesus saith unto him, Go thy way; thy son liveth. And the man believed the word that Jesus had spoken unto him, and he went his way.

Joh 4:51  And as he was now going down, his servants met him, and told him, saying, Thy son liveth.

Joh 4:52  Then enquired he of them the hour when he began to amend. And they said unto him, Yesterday at the seventh hour the fever left him.

Joh 4:53  So the father knew that it was at the same hour, in the which Jesus said unto him, Thy son liveth: and himself believed, and his whole house.

Joh 4:54  This is again the second miracle that Jesus did, when he was come out of Judaea into Galilee.

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