The Eight Signs Of Jesus Essay

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The first of the Eight Jesus turning water in to wine ( John 2:1-11).
Most men over the course of history have tried to elevate them self to greatness. Others who have sought no greatness have, became great of no accorded of there own. Looking at the context in each of the eight miracle that Jesus performed, we are looking at a man who was fully God and fully human do, what no other man could. Jesus while on earth established his credentials that, will forever be engraved in time and, eternity.

Miracle one the act of Jesus turning water into wine not only, demonstrated his glory but, also his deity. The Amplified Bible puts it this way ( vs.11 This is the first of His eight signs ( miracles, wonderworkes ), Jesus performed in Cana of Galilee, and manifested His glory [ by it He displayed His greatness and His power openly], and His disciples believed in Him [ adhered to, trusted in and relied on Him ].The ideal of the first and, any miracle that Jesus performed was, to glorify the Father and to, believe on his name. Dr. Towns concurs with the biblical account of, Jesus turning water into wine 1.( These sign were one way Jesus '' manifested His glory '') ( Towns xiii ).Most tend to look at the miraculous and don't see the glory of the one and only Lord and savior Jesus Christ. This in turn, proves Jesus power over creation.
The Healing of the Nobleman's son ( John 4:46-54)
It is quit ironic that Jesus would visit the same place were he performed his first miracle, turning water into wine. Now he returns back to the same place and heals a nobleman's son. Who ever said that a miracle can't happen in the same, place twice. Instead of him ( Jesus ) going there to lay physical hands on a person he, instructs the nobleman to go his way, with the assurance that the man, had receive what he had, requested from the master that. Can heal, any situation and circumstance. The royal officer was under two false impressions about the power of Christ. He thought that Christ would have to travel to Capernaum to heal, and that Christ did not have power over death ( ere my child die ). Christ was concerned that the man's faith was based only on sign and wonders. Some of us instead of taking Christ at his word treat Christ as if he,has to show up to heal a person. He hold's everything up by the word of his power and yet can make himself in the likeness of sinful flesh to heal someone who, is at the point of death. [2] Dr. Towns point is that, Jesus...

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