People have always tried to compromise with Jesus by either making him out to be less than he was, or by watering down his claims and teachings. The story of the healing by the pool of Bethesda silences many of these claims. Why is it so tempting to water down Jesus, and what can we do about it?
(Preaching through John’s gospel. This sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on September 4, 2016.)