Get Honest With Jesus

So Jesus said to him, “Unless you see signs and wonders you will not believe.” The official said to him, “Sir, come down before my child dies.” Jesus said to him, “Go; your son will live.” The man believed the word that Jesus spoke to him and went on his way. — John 4:48-50

When Jesus declared that the people, in general, needed signs and wonders, he was not trying to be condescending or dismissive to this official. He's attempting to get the crowd to reveal their true motivations. He wants people to be honest about what they want. And this man is honest about what he wants — healing for his son. And he is unashamed to admit it. But others in the crowd had impure motivations about his signs and wonders. They demanded them as proof to warrant their belief. But not this official. He wanted a miracle because it was his last hope. Nothing would save his son but belief in Jesus.

Two things I want you to notice here. First, are you being honest with Jesus? I mean, really honest. Because you know he knows your motivation, don't you? This means it's pointless to try to conceal your motives from him. So stop doing that. Stop acting like this crowd by trying to hide them to get what you want from him. That's just stupid. Second, reveal them to Jesus. That's what this official did. This was a man of great public stature who lowered himself to travel a two-day journey to get one thing—healing for his son. And he was determined to ask for it publically regardless of what others thought. So maybe today is the day you finally get honest with Jesus and tell him what you want.

And you can do that right here, in the comments below. So tell him, right now.

ASK THIS: What do you need to tell Jesus?

DO THIS: Tell him in the comments below.

PRAY THIS: Jesus, I need and want...

PLAY THIS: Come to Me.

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Jesus please transform me, grow me; and give me a front row seat to see you do the same in other men.


Lord, help me align my heart with your will. Help me to stop doing what I hate. Help me to worry only about the log in my own eye and not be a hypocrite. ❤️🙏


Vince, I am asking God to save my son Andrew and restore our relationship and give me the ability to love more and be more with my family. Amen


Jesus, I need you to remove this dreadful sin that I have succumbed too and not been able to rid from myself from for over 55 years.

David Josker

I want my wife and all my children to have not just a relationship with Jesus, but a STRONG relationship with Jesus. Lord, guide us as we walk the path you have for us.


Jesus I need peace and guidance to get thru this journey you have me on.


Father God, I publicly confess today that I have not loved you with my whole heart. I want to know you more and to continue to grow in your strength each and every day. Please forgive me for not seeing this sooner. You have me whole heart in your hands.


I want my wife to have that personal relationship with Jesus, to really get to know Him and rely on Him. I’ve been working on her and praying for her for years, she believes in Him but for some reason just can’t take that final step in accepting Him as her lord and savior that suffered and died for our sins so that we may have eternal life. By the Grace of God may this barrier be broken down.

Bill B.

Sweet Jesus, I need privacy in my home and want Corey and Danielle to get their own places to live.


Jesus I want you to accomplish your will in me, and help me to finish strong.


Jesus – I need and want wisdom,clarity, guidance and direction. Help in obtaining and sustaining my five life values


I need to trust in you Jesus, all the way especially in the trying times in which we live. You are our only hope

Tim S

Lord I want to really know you and who I am in you please open my eyes. Not just to know more about you but to truly know you lord God


I want and need joy in my life. For me. For my wife and kids. Perhaps what I should say is joy INSPITE of my life. Not joy IN it.

Mike Roberto

I want and need Jesus to restore my physical, mental and emotional health and to give me strength to stay sexually sober.

Dennis James

Hi Mike,
I used to struggle with stuff. May I suggest a program called Recovery Alive. You can get information and sign up for a process group online at
I got into an online group and it has helped me big time. Prayers for God’s strength.


Father God, I’m in love with a woman who has recently told me she is with someone else. If it is your will, it is my prayer that you do whatever it takes to bring us back together. I am completely broken right now but will remain strong in knowing only you know what’s best for me.


I need Jesus in my life saving me from myself, the pride that exists within me giving me a humble heart, wholly surrendered to Him so I can be the man of Christ I am called to be for Him, my wife and family.

Randy D Fitzwater

I want and need.. God, please bless my marriage and watch over my family. Amen

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