… these have been written so that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God;
and that believing you may have life in His name. ( John 20:31)
Have you ever heard of a man who could turn plain water into wine?
I’m talking about very good wine, worthy-to-be-served-at the-beginning-of-a-wedding great wine…. not a barely noticeable cupful – but over 100 gallons !! Over 100 gallons of water turned into great wine with a simple word.
♦ Jesus turned water into wine with just a word! (John 2:1-11)
Have you ever heard of a man who was able to know all about someone’s past?
I’m not talking about some basic generalities that apply to anyone, but all the specific details – without the aid of technology or social media !! A complete stranger knowing all about someone’s past.
♦ Jesus knew the woman of Samaria had been married 5 times and the man she was with was not her husband! (John 4:16-18,29)
Have you ever heard of a man who could make a lame person walk?
I’m talking about a person who was known by many, and verifiably unable to walk for thirty. eight. years!! Thirty-eight years of being lame overcome with a simple word!
♦ Jesus healed a man who had been lame for over 38 years by just His word! (John 5:5-16)
Have you ever heard of a man who could feed over 5,000 people?
How about having no money and only a few helpers facing a tired and hungry crowd which numbered about 5,000 men – not counting women and children – and the only food available was five loaves of bread and two fish!!
♦ Jesus fed over 5,000 men, women and children with just 5 loaves and 2 fish! (John 6:1-14)
Have you ever heard of a man who could walk on water?
How about walking out on a stormy sea being stirred up by strong winds – for a distance of three to four miles !!
♦ Jesus walked out 3-4 miles on a stormy sea to get into the disciples boat! (John 6:16-21)
Have you ever heard of a man who could cure a person born blind?
Since the beginning of time such a thing has never been heard of … the parents were summoned and they testified that yes, their son really had been born blind !!
♦ Jesus opened the eyes of a man born blind (John 9:1-33)
Have you ever heard of a man who could raise the dead?
How about someone who could raise a man who had already been dead and buried four days !!
♦ Jesus raised Lazarus from death after he had been in the tomb for four days! (John 11:11-45)
Have you ever heard of a man who was killed, was buried, and then rose again from the dead?
Someone with Many witnesses – many saw him killed and many saw him alive again !!