“Do you want to be well?” What kind of question is that?   Of course this man wants to be healed!   He’s been waiting thirty-eight years for a healing. So why would Jesus ask him that question?   Why wouldn’t he just go ahead and heal the man?   Notice that instead of saying yes to Jesus’ inquiry, the man explains why he hasn’t been healed yet:   he never gets to the pool quickly enough when the water is “stirred up” (John 5:7).   Perhaps the...