The Miracles

Changes water to wine

In his first recorded miracle, which took place at Cana in the Galilee area, Jesus changes water at a wedding into wine after the host's wine ran out unexpectedly.

John 2:6-11

Cures the centurion's servant

In another miracle, Jesus heals the servant of a centurion at Capernaum without any contact with the ill man.

Matthew 8:5-13
Luke 7:1-10

Heals the paralytic at the pool

At the pool of Bethesda in Jerusalem, Jesus heals a man who had been unable to walk for 38 years.

John 5:5-9

Reverses the draught of fish

After a fruitless night of fishing on the Sea of Galilee, Peter receives a command from Jesus to lower his nets again. This time so many fish are caught that Peter's nets begin to break.

Luke 5:4-9

Heals the demonized in the Synagogue at Capernaum

Who is this man with the power to cast out demons?

Mark 1:23-28
Luke 4:33-37

Heals Peter's mother-in-law and many sick

Matthew 8:14-16
Mark 1:29-34
Luke 4:38-41

Heals the leper

Matthew 8:2-4
Mark 1:40-42
Luke 5:12-13

Heals the paralytic

Matthew 9:2-8
Mark 2:2-12
Luke 5:18-26

Raises the widow's son back to life

Luke 7:12-16

Heals the blind, mute demoniac

Matthew 12:22
Luke 11:14

Calms the storm

Jesus calms a storm on the Sea of Galilee with a wave of his hand--a storm of such an intensity that it terrifies his crew of experienced sailors.

Matthew 8:24-27
Mark 4:37-41
Luke 8:23-25

Heals the demonized man at Gerasa

Matthew 8:28-34
Mark 5:1-20
Luke 8:26-39

Heals the woman who touched him

A simple touch of Jesus' garment was enough to heal this woman.

Matthew 9:20-22
Mark 5:25-34
Luke 8:43-48

Raises Jairus's dead daughter back to life

Jesus demonstrates that he has the power to raise the dead back to life.

Matthew 9:18-19,23-26
Mark 5:22-24,35-43
Luke 8:41-42,49-56

Feeds crowd of five thousand

In one of the most spectacular miracles, Jesus feeds a massive crowd of 5,000 people with just five loaves of bread and two small fish. And there is enough food left over at the end to fill 12 baskets!

Matthew 14:15-21
Mark 6:35-44
Luke 9:12-17
John 6:5-14

Walks on the lake and stills the storm

Jesus is seen walking on the surface of the Sea of Galilee! One of his disciples, caught in a moment of pure faith, begins walking on the water towards Jesus. Moments later he starts to doubt, plunges down into the water, and is pulled to safety by Jesus.

Matthew 14:22-33
Mark 6:45-52
John 6:16-21

Heals the Canaanite woman's daughter

Matthew 15:22-28
Mark 7:25-30

Heals deaf and mute man

Mark 7:32-37

Feeds four thousand

In another miraculous example of God's power, Jesus takes compassion on a large, famished crowd of followers who hadn't eaten in roughly three days. He feeds them with seven loaves of bread and a few small fish. Seven baskets of food are left over after everyone is full.

Matthew 15:32-38
Mark 8:1-9

Heals the man born blind, deaf and mute

Mark 8:22-26

Heals the blind, mute, and demonized son in Peraea

Matthew 17:14-21
Mark 9:14-29
Luke 9:37-42

Heals ten lepers

Ten lepers are healed. Yet only one has enough humility to return to Jesus and thank him for the miraculous healing of his illness.

Luke 17:11-19

Raises Lazarus from the dead

In a spectacular miracle which creates a stir throughout the country, Jesus brings back to life a man who had not only died, but had been laying in a tomb for several days. Many of the religious leaders now begin to follow Jesus after this demonstration of the power of a living God.

John 11:1-46

Heals woman of her illness

Luke 13:10-17

Curses the fig tree and it withers

Jesus performs this miracle to demonstrate the coming judgement upon the nation of Israel, which because of its refusal (as a majority) to accept his message will soon wither into near oblivion under the brutal military might of the Roman empire. This takes place on the Monday following his triumphant entry into Jerusalem, just days before he will face his death and resurrection.

Matthew 21:18-20
Mark 11:12-14,20-21

Jesus is himself resurrected from the dead

In the greatest miracle of all, Jesus is raised from the dead, just as he had foretold on numerous occassions.

Matthew 28:2-20
Mark 16:1-20
Luke 24:1-53
John 20:1-21:24

See additional material about the resurrection

The final miraculous catch of fish

After his resurrection, Jesus performs one more miracle. His disciples immediately identify who is responsible for this sudden abundance of fish stocks in the Sea of Galilee. It is the resurrected Jesus of Nazareth.

John 21:6

Part 2: The Resurrection of Jesus

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