Walking on Water (John 6:15-21 & Matt 14:22-33)

After miraculously feeding 5,000 people, the crowd cried out: “This really is the Prophet who was to come into the world!” (John 6:14). Jesus knew that the people “were about to come and take Him by force to make Him king…[so]…He withdrew again to the mountain by Himself” (John 6:15). Mark tells us that HeContinue reading “Walking on Water (John 6:15-21 & Matt 14:22-33)”

Jesus’ Signs in the Gospel of John: Part 2

Last week we learned that Jesus’ miracles were not just random acts of kindness. Jesus’ miracles were signs meant to authenticate His claim to be the Christ, the Son of God. The signs were verifiable proof that Jesus was sent from God (John 3:2). Last week we looked at 4 of Jesus’ signs and todayContinue reading “Jesus’ Signs in the Gospel of John: Part 2”

Jesus’ Signs in the Gospel of John: Part 1

Good signs deliver the intended message with clarity. For example, a good ‘Stop’ sign is properly placed and clearly visible. Good signs in a restaurant let you know where to locate the restroom (and which one is which!). One of my favorite signs is the lunch special sign at Las Brisas. Signs are also importantContinue reading “Jesus’ Signs in the Gospel of John: Part 1”