The Leader’s Son

    “The Leader’s Son,” Liahona, Mar. 2001, 12

    The Leader’s Son

    A leader had a sick son

    A leader of the people had a very sick son. Everyone thought the son would die. John 4:46–47

    The leader when to find Jesus

    The leader left his son at home and traveled many kilometers to the city of Cana, where he found Jesus. John 4:46–47

    Because of his faith Jesus would heal the son

    The leader asked the Savior to come and heal his son, who was very near death. Jesus told the leader to go home. Jesus said his son would be healed. Because he had faith in Jesus Christ, the leader went home. John 4:47–50

    The son got better

    His servants came to meet him and told him his son was getting better and would live. He asked them at what time his son began to get well. They told him. It was at the same time Jesus had said the son would be well. John 4:51–53

    The leader had faith

    The leader knew Jesus Christ had healed his son, and he and all his family had even more faith in the Savior. John 4:53

    Illustrated by Robert T. Barrett