The Desire of Ages -- Study Guide


Chapter 21: Bethesda and the Sanhedrin

1. Read John 5:1-9. Why did Jesus choose to work this miracle on the Sabbath? What prevented Him from healing all the people at the pool? How did Jesus’ words and the man’s actions work together in the process of this great miracle? What implications does this have for your own personal exercise of faith? DA-SG 24.1

2. Since Satan could not overthrow Christ in the wilderness, what was his next strategy? Does the strongest opposition to genuine faith usually come from believers or unbelievers. Why? DA-SG 24.2

3. What prevented the Jews of John’s day from believing and accepting the message of Christ? DA-SG 24.3