Be Healed

by Tony Alamo

God made a healing pool. It is scripturally located in the book of John, chapter 5, verses 2-4: "Now there is at Jerusalem by the sheep market a pool, which is called in the Hebrew tongue Bethesda, having five porches. In these lay a great multitude of impotent folk, of blind, halt, withered, waiting for the moving of the water."

"For an angel [sent from God by the Holy Spirit with God’s healing, tender mercies in His wings] went down at a certain season into the pool, and [God’s healing Spirit, The Living Water from Heaven] troubled the water: whosoever then first after the troubling of the water stepped in was made whole of whatsoever disease he had."1

There is the water on earth that we drink to sustain life, and the Holy Spirit, the water of eternal life, which comes from the throne of God in Heaven above the firmament.2 This is the water that we must drink to have eternal life. This holy water that lives, is the third part of the Godhead which Jesus spoke of to the Samaritan woman at the well.3

Each person has their own spirit, the spirit of their life, within them. This is the part in us that worships God or doesn't worship God. This is the second part of each man's soul.

The soul in us is the responsible part of us, the part that has the will. The first part of the soul is our outer body, the part of our soul the world can see, which houses the soul and the spirit. This outer part of the soul, the body, becomes also the house of God when the soul's will allows the spirit living inside the inner sanctuary to call upon God the Father for mercy through the blood of Jesus, so that we may be forgiven of our sins and enters us by the Spirit of God. We then must call upon Him to terrify and convict the world of sin. We must ask Him for deliverance from our every problem, from sickness, disease, and infirmities. We must ask Jesus (who is the pool of healing water) to enter His temple, ask Him to come in and heal us. Then He may dwell inside, may unite His Spirit with our spirit, so that God the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit (the rivers of life), the fulness of the Godhead, will dwell inside us.4

The power to save, deliver, and heal actually enters us by flowing inside our mortal bodies. We may look the same outside, but inside is a moving river of activity. The soul is healed, restored, and saved. The Holy Spirit circumcises our heart (our spirit). The Saviour of the world cuts and enters through our very flesh ( the outer soul), transforming us into new creatures,5 making us whole. The term "circumcise your hearts"6 means to cleanse your heart of evil and turn to God. Before this happens, we are only creations of God. However, once our hearts are circumcised, we become "the sons of God." "Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God."7

Is your heart circumcised enough to compel your soul's will to cry unto God for salvation and healing? Is it circumcised enough to ask God to forgive your soul for every former sin and be made completely whole? Is it your soul's will to spend eternity in Heaven with Jesus, who not only loves you, but wants to save and heal your mind, your spirit, and your body, as well as your soul? Would you, in your blind, withered, dead spiritual state, like to step into the wonderful, eternal pool of living, healing water so you may see, walk, and be born again in Christ Jesus? Would you like to know and be part of the spiritual, victorious realm of God's eternal, living family?

God promises us, "Whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be saved."8 God says I am the Lord thy God that healeth all thy sicknesses, diseases, and infirmities.9 God is "the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever."10

These promises belong to the sons of God, those who drink the living waters, those who do Christ's every bidding, and follow Him. "If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me,"11 "that they might have life."12

Are you ready to step into The Water and do God's will? His will is that you drink His living water, so you may live and have eternal life in Heaven, and escape Hell. God's will is that you know that you have His divine guidance and His divine teaching by the Holy Spirit in all spiritual matters. God's promises are all true, and His every blessing belongs only to His sons and daughters. Every curse and plague belongs to those who reject Him and His holy pool of living water.

No one can change God, for "God is not a man, that he should lie; neither the son of man, that he should repent."13 The Lord says, "Draw nigh to God [who is the living pool of water], and he will draw nigh to you."14 "The Lord is with you [with all of His benefits], while ye be with him; and if ye seek him, he will be found of you; but if ye forsake him, he will forsake you."15

Draw near to God now. Step into His pool of life that it may heal all of you. You may become a healed child of God immediately by saying this prayer:


My Lord and my God, have mercy upon my soul, a sinner. 1 I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of the Living God. 2 I believe that He died on the cross and shed His precious blood for the forgiveness of all my sins. 3 I believe that God raised Jesus from the dead by the power of the Holy Spirit 4 and that He sits on the right hand of God at this moment, hearing my confession of sin and this prayer. 5 I open up the door of my heart and I invite You into my heart, Lord Jesus. 6 Wash all of my filthy sins away in the precious blood that You shed in my place on the cross at Calvary. 7 You will not turn me away, Lord Jesus, You will forgive my sins and save my soul. I know because Your Word, the Bible says so. 8 Your Word says that You will turn no one away, and that includes me. 9 Therefore, I know that You have heard me, and I know that You have answered me, and I know that I am saved. 10 And I thank You, Lord Jesus, for saving my soul, and I will show my thankfulness by doing as You command and sin no more. 11

Now that you are saved and forgiven of your sins, raise your hands and praise the Lord. "Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice: and let men say among the nations, The LORD reigneth."16

Christ now lives in you through the Holy Spirit. There is a way you can receive a fuller portion of the divine nature of God in you. God the Father lives now in you also. The more of the divine nature of God that lives in you, the more you will be able to stand against the temptations that so easily have moved so many millions of Christians away from salvation. This is caused by more man in us than God in us. Mankind has become so wicked that if Satan and his impish army were abolished, we would be our own devil.

Now that you are saved, pray for the baptism in the Holy Spirit. Prayerfully study the Word and pray always for more of the divine nature. For instructions on how to receive the baptism in the Holy Spirit, and to receive more of God’s holy nature, ask for our literature or call. For without holiness no man shall see God.17

Now that you are saved it is a commandment to be fully submerged, baptized in water in the name of the Father and in the name of the Son and in the name of the Holy Spirit. Follow all of God’s commands and live.

You've just completed the first step in a series of five steps which are necessary to receive salvation. Your second step is to deny yourself and take up the cross daily for the purpose of mortifying yourself, that is, for putting to death your own will, your soulful self, and the world with all of its lusts. All these must be baptized into the death of Christ.

Step three is your resurrection from the satanic life of Adam unto the sinless life of Christ. Step four is your ascension into a position of authority to reign for God on earth, and the fifth step is to reign for God on earth to the end for the purpose of bringing about the kingdom of Heaven on earth. You must learn the Word of God, then submit yourself and do what the Word says, so that the Church and the world may see evidence of your submission to God's Word, His order, and His authority in and by you.

Praise the Lord. May God reward you abundantly.

Pastor Tony Alamo

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"Be Healed" footnotes:

1 John 5:2-4 return

2 Gen. 1:7 return

3 John 4:7-30 return

4 Col. 2:9 return

5 II Cor.5:17 return

6 Deut.10:16, 30:6, Rom. 2:29 return

7 I John 3:1 return

8 Acts 2:21 return

9 Ex.15:26, Ps.103:2-3,147:3 return

10 Heb.13:8 return

11 Luke 9:23 return

12 John 10:10 return

13 Num. 23:19 return

14 James 4:8 return

15 II Chron.15:2 return

16 I Chron.16:31 return

17 Heb.12:14 return

18 Mark 16:15 return

"Prayer" Footnotes:return to top

1. Psa. 51:5, Rom. 3:10-12, 23 return

2. Matt. 26:63-64, 27:54, Luke 1:30-33, John 9:35-37, Rom. 1:3-4 return

3. Acts 4:12, 20:28, Rom. 3:25, I John 1:7, Rev. 5:9 return

4. Psa. 16:9-10, Matt. 28:5-7, Mark 16:9, 12, 14, John 2:19, 21, 10:17-18, 11:25, Acts 2:24, 3:15, Rom. 8:11, I Cor. 15:3-7 return

5. Luke 22:69, Acts 2:25-36, Heb. 10:12-13 return

6. I Cor. 3:16, Rev. 3:20 return

7. Eph. 2:13-22, Heb. 9:22, 13:12, 20-21, I John 1:7, Rev. 1:5, 7:14 return

8. Matt. 26:28, Acts 2:21, 4:12, Eph. 1:7, Col. 1:14 return

9. Matt. 21:22, John 6:35, 37-40, Rom. 10:13 return

10. Heb. 11:6 return

11. John 5:14, 8:11, Rom. 6:4, I Cor. 15:10, Rev. 7:14, 22:14 return

12. John 14:6 return

13. Acts 4:12 return