For a man's credentials to be believable, he must demonstrate his skills and provide outside references. Jesus did this in John 5.
Jesus met two different people, from opposing social statuses, but they had one thing in common: they were hated by the Jews but loved by Jesus.
Two conversations are recorded here, revealing two types of faith.
Jesus gives two signs that He is the long-awaited Messiah.
John introduces his thesis: that Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God.
Before long, the hands of a carpenter received a newborn child