The miracles of Jesus: The raising of Lazarus

John 11:17-20 — John 11:33-44 A person typically could travel about 25 miles in a day during New Testament times. Jesus upon hearing the news Lazarus was sick tarried two more days in Bethabara John 10:40 before setting out to Bethany. Even the most direct route to Bethany would take no less than 1½ days … Read moreThe miracles of Jesus: The raising of Lazarus

The miracles of Jesus: A centurion’s servant

Matthew 8:5-13, Luke 7:1-10 Due to the minor differences in the two versions of the healing of the Centurion’s Servant one may conclude it was two different miracles. Matthew is virtually thought of as writing to the Jews and from a Jewish perspective to convince the Jewish race of the validity of Jesus. So the … Read moreThe miracles of Jesus: A centurion’s servant

The miracles of Jesus: An infirm man at Bethesda

John 5:1-16 HCSB After this, a Jewish festival took place, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. 2 By the Sheep Gate in Jerusalem there is a pool, called Bethesda in Hebrew, which has five colonnades. 3 Within these lay a large number of the sick—blind, lame, and paralyzed [—waiting for the moving of the water, … Read moreThe miracles of Jesus: An infirm man at Bethesda

The miracles of Jesus: Healing on the Sabbath

Matthew 12:9-14 – Luke 13:10-17 By this time in the ministry of Jesus he was drawing great crowds, and many had witnessed the mighty miracles and heard the teaching with authority. Religious leaders could not afford to be indifferent to the impact of Jesus on the people. Certainly, some came to witness and hear Jesus … Read moreThe miracles of Jesus: Healing on the Sabbath