God has been performing miracles since the Old Testament. But the flavour has changed from big dramatic national ones in the Old Testament to more personal ones in the Gospel age. But the greatest miracle is the one Jesus looked forward to when He said: “greater works than these shall you do”. Being filled with the Holy Spirit – the most everlasting and personal miracle there is. Talk given: Biennial Conference, 13 March 2016....
Jesus’ first two miracles set the scene for His purpose. In each case He appears reluctant: but only so that He can make us pause and realise that the miracle was speaking of a time that was not yet. He would first go through His ministry, be crucified, rise from the dead and then pour out the Holy Spirit – the fulfilment of His first two miracles. The miracles that Jesus first performed looked forward to the time of which He said his followers would be involved in: “greater works than these”.......