Authenticity Of The Gospels Essay

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The Authenticity of the Gospels in the person of Jesus Christ
The gospel of John recounts a pool in Siloam where Jesus heals a blind man, "Go," he told him, "wash in the Pool of Siloam" (this word means "Sent"). So the man went and washed, and came home seeing,”” (John 9:7, New International Version). According to Dickinson, the gospels tell of the events in the life of Jesus took place during an oppressed time in history where he believes today, there is a connection between history and faith. The story of Jesus is evident in written Word of eyewitnesses that lived and live with Jesus, prophesy’s written before birth, the death and resurrection of Jesus, and the church, who by faith live in the presence of God through His Son.
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Jesus came into a world that was oppressed and according to Dickinson there is not much history outside of the gospels written about Jesus. A first century Jewish historian born in AD 37 named Josephus, wrote about Jesus, however, if it were not for the writings of the four books put together in the Gospels, we would not have the many accounts of Jesus. The separate four gospels with many of the same stories are the life of Jesus chosen carefully as the gospels of the New Testament. The history within the pages of the Bible are so that we may …show more content…
In Matthew 8:3, the sick man was healed of his leprosy by the touch of Jesus, immediately. A bleeding woman touched Jesus’ cloak and was healed immediately in Mark 5:29. God receives the glory for the healing. “Believe me when I say that I am in the Father and the Father is in me; or at least believe on the evidence of the works themselves” (John 14:11, NIV). The immediacy of the healing miracles is evidence of a supernatural God that can choose to do as He desires. According to Blomberg, “Faith help to produce a miracle and sometimes a miracle is meant to instill faith where it is absent” (Blomberg, C. L. 2009 p. 318). Also Bomberg emphasis is on the Divine Christ and i believe miracles are compassionate gift of the Divine

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