John's Gospel explains: These things are written, journaled, published and produced that you might believe! He also declared that all the books in the world would not have space to record all that Jesus did and said. So, john picks out 7 examples that reveal the love and power of God... that we might believe? #BeBoldBelieve!
Why are ongoing apparitions, miracles, angelic visitations, spiritual combat, the gifts of the Holy Spirit and manifestations that confirm heaven on earth until Jesus returns?
John 20:30-31 #BeBoldBelieve
Hebrews 3:8-11 Harden not your hearts, as in the provocation, in the day of temptation …
Hebrews 10:28-30 He that despised Moses' law died without mercy under two or three witnesses
1 Corinthians 10:6 These things took place as examples to keep us from craving evil things as they did.
7 Do not be idolaters, as some of them were. As it is written: “The people sat down to eat and to drink, and got up to indulge in pagan revelry.”
8 We should not commit sexual immorality, as some of them did, and in one day twenty-three thousand of them died.
9 We should not test Christ, as some of them did, and were killed by snakes.
10 And do not complain, as some of them did, and were killed by the destroying angel.
11 Now these things happened to them as types; foreshadows, examples
(originally: a mark made again and again as a stamp struck by a die, a figure: copy or image; a pattern, model; a type,
prefiguring something or somebody, written down, journaledas examples for us - who see the fulfillment at the end of the age (last generation)
John 20:26-30 Near the end of his gospel account John said, “Jesus performed many other signs in the presence of his disciples, which are not recorded in this book.
But these are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name”
This tells us John selected these seven miracles specifically for their ability to help us believe that Jesus is who He claimed to be, and that by believing we might have eternal life. So what do these particular miracles show us that would help us believe?
Miracle 1 Water Into Wine (John 2:1-11) shows He came to take us from the stone cold and empty way of man’s religion into a living and joyful relationship with Him. We also see CommunionFire here because this 'type & shadow' reveals that God is quite capable of the next miracle of turning wine into everlasting, glorified and divine blood that allows us to drink in His love, live and divine nature that has the power to transform by its Glory.
Miracle 2 Healing the Official’s Son (John 4:43-54) shows we are saved by grace through faith. We also see CommunionFire here because this 'type and shadow' reveals the power of the funnel of faith. When one believes another is healed, delivered, raised up and set free.
Miracle 3 The Healing at the Pool of Bethesda (John 5:1-9) shows our own futile works are insufficient to save ourselves. We need Him to save us. We also see CommunionFire here because this 'type and shadow' reveals the constant visit of the Archangel Raphael stirs the waters but that Jesus His creator is more powerful by His word alone.
Miracle 4 The Feeding of the 5000 John 6:1-5 not only shows His supernatural care and provision for those who seek Him. We also see CommunionFire here because this 'type and shadow' reveals the New Moses in Jesus Christ by the sign the Jews were looking for "The miracle of the Manna would confirm the arrival of the New Moses. not only this but that the bread of life is none other than Himself. Certainly if He can create Manna every day for 40 years to feed a million or more people and multiply natural bread for 15,000 or more from 5 loaves, He can also turn our bread into His eternal blessed, eternal, life-giving, glorified divine flesh in the Communion meal every time we choose to sit down with Him.
Miracle 5 Walking on the Water (John 6:16-25) shows that because of His miraculous power, we can easily accomplish things through Him that would be all but impossible on our own. We also see CommunionFire here because this 'type and shadow' reveals... Got Communion?
Miracle 6 Healing The Man Born Blind (John 9:1-41) reveals that if we’ll allow it, He can cause even the lowliest person born spiritually blind to see and believe, and We also see CommunionFire here because this 'type and shadow' reveals... Got Communion?
Miracle 7 Raising Lazarus From The Dead (John 11:1-44) reveals His promise that all who believe in Him will live even though they die, and those who live and believe will never die. We also see CommunionFire here because this 'type and shadow' reveals... Got Communion?
In Communion the veil is removed and we see Him as He is... as though through a glass or in a mirror... and when we do... we see all things new... as through His eyes and not our own
"In His Glory we are transformed from glory to glory so as by the Spirit who is the Lord"... 2 Cor. 3:18 2 Cor. 4:18 2 Cor, 5:16-17
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