The word “Christology” comes from two Greek words meaning “Christ / Messiah” and “word” – which combine to mean “the study of Christ.” Christology is the study of the Person and work of Jesus Christ. There are numerous important questions that Christology answers: Today Dr. Hocking takes us into the miracles of Jesus. We tried to take all the miracles and put them into seven categories demonstrating the power of the Lord. The Miracles of Christ, That testify to whom He said He is. We are going to look at seven things. It is hard to put all the miracles together. Now not all miracles are healing, but all healings are miracles. Does everybody get that? All healings are miracles that Jesus did.
And there are also many other things which Jesus did, the which, if they should be written every one, I suppose that even the world itself could not contain the books that should be written. Amen. John 21:25
Christology Session 08
The Miracles of Christ
We are going to start in John 2. There is one statement in the Gospel of John that we want you to know, and that is found in John 21:25, which says, “And there are also many other things which Jesus did, the which, if they should be written every one, I suppose that even the world itself could not contain the books that should be written. Amen.”
Many people have said, “Well he is just using hyperbole. It probably wasn’t really true.” Yet, I wonder if he was underestimating it. Let me tell you what I mean by that. Remember in the Gospels that it says several times that there was a great multitude that came with diseases and infirmities and all kinds of things. It says that He healed every one of them. You see, if the story was written of every single person He healed, because we know that what is already recorded here and is just a sample. Imagine how many books we would have to have to tell the story and the details of everything that happened. John 21:25 is an interesting verse for sure.
We are going to look at seven things. It is hard to put all the miracles together. Now not all miracles are healing, but all healings are miracles. Does everybody get that? All healings are miracles that Jesus did. We could say, in general, that the kinds of healings people propose as being healings are not always miracles. Some might be a charlatan trying to seduce us or deceive us, but everything that Jesus did in the way of healing was a miracle. Yet not all His miracles were healings. There were other things that He did. If you are interested in healing, I have a little booklet called,Healing: What the Bible Says About It. In it, I took every example of healing and summarized it in a little booklet. At the end of the booklet it gives you a biblical doctrine of healing, expressing all that the Bible actually says about it. I think it is very helpful to read it, because, sometimes when I see people talking about healing they do not give me the facts. I do not want to get confused. In other words, they are already pretty set in their ways about what they think. If I asked you, “How many people are named in the Bible who actually healed somebody?” The answer is amazing. People think that there are just a score of them. Actually, there are only a few that performed healing, and it is important to understand what actually occurred.
Jhn 21:25; Jhn 20:30-31;Jhn 1:3; Jhn 2:1-4;Jhn 1:5-11; Col 1:16;2Pe 3:10; 2Pe 3:10;
Hbr 1:3;Jhn 2:23-24; Jhn 6:2;Jhn 7:3; Jhn 9:16; Isa 35:5;Jhn 11:47; Jhn 12:37;Act 2:22;
Mat 4:23-25;Mat 4:23-25; Jhn 4:46-54;Jhn 5:1-9; Jam 5:14;Jhn 6:14-15; Luk 8:22-25;
Mat 20:29-34; Mat 9:36;Jhn 9:1-2; 1Jo 5:16;1Cr 6:18; Eze 18:19-20;Jhn 5:21;
Jhn 5:25-29;Rev 20:11-15; Jhn 11:1-4;Jhn 11:25-26; Jhn 11:45;Jhn 12:17-19
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