Have You Ever Heard…

 … 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 !!

 ♦ Jesus was crucified and buried, but on the third day He arose from the dead!  (John 19-21)  (also Matthew 28: 5-7, 1 Corinthians 15:4-6)


 …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)

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