I cannot even imagine the pain and anguish that comes with watching your child slowly die of some illness. I really would rather not, but my heart goes out to those who have walked that vale. Such was the case with an unnamed father from Capernaum.
He had heard that Jesus was in Galilee, and so he set out, desperate, looking for the Great Physician to heal his son. When he finally found the Savior at Cana, he made a desperate plea to come and heal the child who was now on his death bed (John 4:47).
Success! Jesus simply replied, “Go your way; your son lives” (John 4:50). We are not told how long the father had searched, but we can know that it was about a