The Importance Of Miracles In Early Christianity

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What is it that makes a miracle? Miracles are known to be a wonderful and breath taking event, and are the causation of God. A miracle can be personal, meaning that it has only occurred and affected you, that you have been the only being touched by it. Hendrik Van der Loos states that comparative religion reveals that belief in miracles is universal, “In every religion we find miracles resembling those of Judaism, Christianity and Catholicism. They are all acts through faith and for faith, with the sole difference that they relate to varied deities,” says Saintyves in an interesting study of miracles. A miracle is an event that would be impossible by natures law, but is brought to pass by the supernatural power of God. There are over 40 recorded known miracles performed by Jesus Christ in the bible, this paper will be concentrating on a few of the main miracles that Jesus committed.
Miracles are an important and purposeful act for God to deliver people from danger (Exodus 14:21-31), to demonstrate that God of the Bible is the one true God (Exodus 7:2-5, Kings 18:16-38), and to authenticate God’s message or messenger (John 10:25). Furthermore, throughout the
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What the early Christians made of the resurrection can be gathered from the letters of Paul, the Gospels, and the Acts of Apostles. It is quite a complex picture; did they believe that Jesus had undergone a spiritual or physical resurrection? The earliest sources that I could find about this is from the letters of Paul. His belief in the resurrection of Jesus is based on a vision of the risen Jesus on the road to Damascus. But the evangelists also report the story of the empty tomb, the discovery of the disappearance of the corpse of Jesus from his tomb on the third day after his crucifixion. Which lead to the conclusion that Jesus must have been physically raised from the

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