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There are several possibilities: And he did not do many miracles there because of their lack of faith. (Matthew 13:58) It is not in God's nature to forcefully 'prove himself' to the cynic. Jesus may have simply been indicating that had Tyre and Sidon been anticipating the Messiah, they would have received Jesus better than the very people God had ...


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When Jesus turned water into wine, He performed His first miracle at the wedding feast. It was also at the request of His mother. He didn't want to demonstrate His power yet, but still obeyed His mother. It shows how Christians must respect Mary as Christ did. This first miracle also foreshadowed His death on the cross as being the sacrificial lamb. To ...


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Uta Ranke-Heinemann, among others, points out the parallels to pagan tradition in the account of Jesus turning water into wine. She says, in Putting Away Childish Things that the transformation of water into wine is a typical motif of the Dionysus legend, in which this miracle serves to highlight the god's epiphany. On his feast day, Dionysus made empty jars ...


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Jesus was supposed to be a man of the people- that is, someone focussed on helping people get from day to day. Why do you think so? Jesus came to redeem people by his suferring and death. Not to make their life comfortable. Jesus lived in the middle-east, where there's not much water Water was not scarce in Jesus's place and during his time. I don't know ...


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The Bethesda pool was a pagan god healing Myth created by the Romans who were in power at the time Jesus was at the pool. The temple at Bethesda is a pagan temple. There were (still are) two pools at the site. The larger pool is not the one that people tried to jump in to get healed, that would be the smaller catchment pool on the other side of the temple. ...


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Demons can say pretty much whatever they want, lying or telling the truth as it suits them. Jesus had already been accused of consorting with demons by such groups as the Sanhedrin (for example, in Matthew 12:24). He refuted those claims, of course, but they kept coming up, so it's likely that at least some people believed them. In that context, a demon ...


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Noted below are some methods used by Jesus Christ in healing. Mark 10;52 Jesus said unto him , Go thy way, thy faith hath made thee whole. And immediately he received his sight, and followed Jesus in the way. John 9;6-7 When he had thus spoken, he spat on the ground, and made clay of spittle, and anointed the eyes ...


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It was Peter's faith in Jesus that gave him the ability to walk on water as long as Peter believed that Jesus as the son of God could have him walk on water; he had that ability through his faith, but when he began in his mind to think, 'does Jesus really have that power to make me walk on water?' he began to sink. Mat 14:30 and 31 KJV But when he saw ...



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