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The Seven Signs: Raising the Dead (John 11)

“The miracles of our Lord are so full of incidental lessons that a study of those incidental lessons is much like going to a river and trying to drink it dry.” (W. Gaddys Roy, Sermon outlines on the miracles of … Continue reading

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The Seven Signs: Sight to the Blind (John 9)

Miraculous signs confirmed the New Testament message.   Jesus worked miracles.  Jimmy Jividen lists 35 specific miracles performed by Jesus, not counting the miracles connected with the cross, resurrection, and ascension (Jimmy Jividen, Miracles from God or Man, p. 17-18).  These could … Continue reading

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The Seven Signs: Walking On Water (John 6:15-21)

More than 1200 species of animals have the ability to walk on water (lifeslittlemysteries.com). Some are classified as “gliders.” These are tiny creatures (such as: water striders, fisher spiders and mosquitoes.) Their bodies can be supported by the surface tension … Continue reading

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The Seven Signs: Feeding Over 5,000 (John 6:1-14)

Jesus once said, “The very works that I do bear witness of me, that the Father has sent me” (John 5:36).  The “works” of which he spoke included miraculous signs (cf. 10:19-21, 24-25, 37-38).  This is the only miracle which … Continue reading

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The Seven Signs: Healing After Thirty-eight Years (John 5:1-15)

There are different words used to describe the miracles of the Bible: (1) “Miracle” (e.g. Luke 23:8, Acts 2:22). This word is from the Greek “dunamis” (it is from this word we derive our word dynamite). The word refers to … Continue reading

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The Seven Signs: Healing from Afar (John 4:46-54)

The number seven plays a prominent part in John’s writings. In the book of Revelation there are: seven churches (2:1; 2:8; 2:12; 2:18; 3:1, 3:7; 3:14), seven seals (6:1; 6:3; 6:5; 6:7; 6:9; 6:12; 8:1), seven trumpets (8:6-7; 8:8; 8:10; … Continue reading

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The Seven Signs: Water to Wine (John 2:1-11)

The number seven was a significant number to the Jews.  The Hebrew term for seven “comes from the Hebrew SHEVAH which means ‘to be full, satisfied, or enough’… Perfection and fullness are… symbolized in this number.” The book of John … Continue reading

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A Careful Study of Matthew 24:1-35

Religious history is filled with date-setters.  William Miller, a member of what later became the Seventh Day Adventist, was one such.  In 1843 he set a date for the Lord’s return.  The predicted year of His return was to be … Continue reading

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