Seven Signs in the Gospel of John

Title

Seven Signs in the Gospel of John

Publication Type

Chart

Year of Publication

2002

Authors

Welch, John W. (Primary), and Hall, John F. (Primary)

Number

9-10

Publisher

Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies

City

Provo, UT

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Bibliographic Citation

Welch, John W., and Hall, John F. "Seven Signs in the Gospel of John", Vol. 9-10. Provo, UT: Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies, 2002.

Abstract

Scholars suspect that when the apostle John wrote his Gospel, he had in front of him or knew of a record that scholars have called hypothetically the “Book of Signs.” Whether such an independent source existed or not, the Gospel of John features several miracles that validate the teaching of Jesus by showing that he had divine powers. Interestingly, seven miracles are reported in John, a number that occurs prominently in the book of Revelation (see chart 17-1).

Miracles

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