Essay on Sign Miracles

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Sign Miracles In the book of John, John demonstrates the Deity of Jesus. Thought there are 34 miracles recorded in the four Gospels, John only talks about eight, to illustrate Jesus as the Messiah, the Son of God. One of the first miracles Jesus performed was when he turned water into wine at the wedding. This miracle demonstrates the seeds of the move from law to grace. When Jesus arrived at the wedding his mother, Mary, came to him and told Him they were out of wine. Elmer Towns said that Mary asked Jesus this because she knew that her son was Divine and was able to do something about it. When she asked and after Jesus told her his time had not yet come, he instructed them to fill six pots with water, which he miraculously …show more content…
This miracle demonstrated the power Jesus has over space. Later Jesus performed another miracle by healing the lame man at the Pool of Bethesda. The long-term invalid had been chronically ill and disadvantaged for 38 years. This period of time reminds us of the generation which wandered in the wilderness for a further 38 years after God had found them guilty of their sin. The Pool of Bethesda was a place where the people thought that an angel would stir up the water and the first person that got in the water at that moment of the stirring would be healed. There was a man who had been lam for thirty eight years who was sitting by the pool hoping if he could just get in he would be healed. Jesus asked him, “Do you want to be made well?” The man answered that he had no one to put him in, and then Jesus told him to “Get up! Pick up your mat and walk” and at once he was healed; “what the water could not do for the man Jesus did with the Word.” This miracle shows Jesus has power over time. The next miracle Jesus performs is the feeding of the five thousand with two fish and five loaves of bread. Jesus crossed over the Sea of Galilee and a large crowd followed him because they saw the miracle signs that he performed on the sick. Jesus sat with the disciples on the mountain and noticed a great crowd coming towards him. Jesus, testing

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