7 Miracles in John (4): Resolving Food Shortage

There are seven miracles in the Gospel of John. Each one of these miracles proves that Jesus is the Son of God and that we can believe in him and have eternal life. Today, let us reflect on the fourth miracle – the miracle of five loaves and two fish.

With five loaves and two fish, Jesus fed 5000 men; if women and children were included, the number could possibly reach 10,000 or so. It must have been a sensational occurrence during that time; that is why this miracle is recorded in all four Gospels. Providing food for 10,000 people in a remote area was indeed an enormous problem. But we discover here how Jesus is the expert on solving difficult problems.

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7 Miracles in John (3): The Three Sentence Miracle

The Gospel of John records seven miracles. All the miracles had the same purpose, that is, to prove that Jesus is the Son of God. Today, we will be looking at the third miracle in the Gospel of John. This is a miracle of hope for the hopeless. In this miracle, we discover Jesus made three statements: 1st- Do you want to get well? 2nd – Get up! Pick up your mat and walk. 3rd – See, you are well again. Stop sinning or something worse may happen to you. I entitled this miracle as the “Three Sentence Miracle”.

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7 Miracles in John (2): One Word

We have already discussed the first miracle Jesus had performed, that is “Turning Water into Wine.” Today, we want to reflect on the second miracle in the Gospel of John. I entitled this miracle “One-Word Miracle” because Jesus only spoke one word to the royal official “Go, your son will live!” The Bible says the man took Jesus at his word and his son lived! So, this is a one-word miracle. In this miracle, we want to reflect on three different kinds of faith: 1. Crisis Faith 2. True Faith and 3. Propagating Faith.

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