The first mark is the first miracle, when Jesus turns water into wine (John 2:1-11). This is a symbolic act of the task he came to fulfill. He changed a transparent liquid into a drink that is harvested, crushed, fermented and clarified. He came to save people from their colorless life, into a refined, filtered, rich life. The second mark, is the healing of the royal officials son. The Father was in despair. He heals the boy with the same breath that spoke the earth into existence. As Jesus said "he is sent to heal the broken hearted" ( Luke 4:18). The third mark of the Messiah is the healing of the paralyzed man at the pool found in (John 5:1-9).
The man laid there for thirty-eight years. He was a prisoner to his own body. And he was oppressed in his heart. Jesus said to him, "Get up! Pick up your mat and walk." Jesus came to proclaim liberty to the captives. The fourth mark, is the feeding of the five thousand (John 6:1-14). Jesus feeds five thousand with five loaves of bread. This is symbolic for the bread of life. Whoever chooses Jesus Christ will never hunger. He will meet all our needs. He will multiply what his people lack. The fifth mark, is when the disciples witnessed Jesus walking on water. Jesus sent his disciples into the storm. He knew they would see the wind and the waves and be filled with fear. They saw Jesus walking on the raging water that caused them to tremble. Jesus said "It is I ,don’t be afraid." Jesus is bigger than your fear, He is bigger than the ocean. He came to proclaim the good news. The sixth mark of the Messiah is the healing of the blind man. Jesus Christ came to give recovery of sight to the blind (Luke 4:18). He showcased he has the ability to heal those who have been spiritually blind sin...
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...ten that you may believe that Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name" (John 20:31).
The word of God is filled with revelations and ready to speak life. This book helped me understand the authors more and where they were coming from. I also had a revelation that each miracle Jesus did had a symbolic meaning. Everything from the Old Testament to the New has a special meaning. Nothing is left idle or to take up space. We must take a deeper look and seek the understanding of the hidden lessons. My favorite miracle was turning the water into wine. I pictured myself before Christ had entered my heart. I was colorless and transparent. Then I met Jesus, he made my life rich in peace and joy, he crushed out the bad and purified the good. Adventuring through the Life of Christ is a voyage worth taking.
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