Jesus' miracles did far more than merely excite His audience: They declared the Source of His power and His message.
The healing of the nobleman's son is thought to be Jesus' first-recorded miracle of healing. It illustrates His ability and willingness to heal.
A striking aspect of Jesus' ministry is the sheer number and extent of miraculous healings He performed. He healed everyone who sincerely sought His aid.
In performing the miracle of the great catch of fish, Jesus manifests His divine power over creation, forcing Peter to realize just who his Master was.
Christ's miracle of feeding the 5,000 is the only miracle that all four gospels record. Jesus used the circumstances to teach His disciples lessons for after His death.
Jesus' miracle of walking on the water contravenes everything we know about natural law, showing that God is sovereign and more powerful than the laws He made.
Are numeric growth or miraculous signs sure indicators of God's presence? Before trying to determine where God is working, we must understand what God is doing.
God taught Elijah that He is not in excessive displays of power or showy miracles when a voice will suffice.
Jesus was not against signs at all, but against hardness of heart that was unwilling to believe unless personally entertained or impressed.
Elijah fell into a dilemma of either fearing God or fearing man, and ended up fearing Jezebel rather than God, thinking he was alone in his zeal for God.
The signs that accompanied Peter's Pentecost sermon attracted attention, confirmed God's Word, and provided meaning to the effects of the Holy Spirit.
Technology makes us susceptible to the 'quick fix' mentality, expecting miraculous solutions to all problems, making us susceptible to false miracles.
If we ask God for protection from demonic influence, we cannot sit back passively; Satan always counterattacks. Evil must be displaced with good.
The church of the Philadelphians has a 'little strength', suggesting that Christ commends them for being 'faithful in little' and will reward them with much.
John and James were related, but still had to have the Messiah revealed to them. God is involved in the details of our lives as well as the great events in history.
To some, the virgin birth is a major teaching, but it is only one of several signs that prove Jesus is the Messiah. Its major purpose is not to glorify Mary.
The witness of the apostles, particularly miraculous healings performed in the name of Jesus Christ, brought them into conflict with the Jewish leaders.