Jesus and the Mighty Deeds of Yahweh

Speaker(s): Rikk Watts
Date: Summer 2017
Length: 22h 16m
Product ID: RGDL4721S

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There is little question that Jesus was known for his mighty deeds. This course will examine the function and significance of Jesus' miracles within the context of both the Old Testament and popular religious expectations of the first century world.

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We will discuss the matter of Jesus' motivation, the varied presentations offered by the four Gospels, and in what ways his mighty deeds speak to the church today. Lectures include:

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A Miracles in the Context of the Ancient World

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B Miracles in the Context of the Ancient World (Cont.)

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C Jesus and His Mission

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D Mighty Deeds, Signs and Works in the Life and Ministry of Jesus; Power over Satan: Jesus' Exorcisms

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E Lord who Heals All your Diseases

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F Cleansing of Israel

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G Messianic Feast and Exodus Provision; Water into Wine and Feedings

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H Yahweh Among Us

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I Announcement of Judgement; Miracle and the Modern World

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Rikk E. Watts is Professor of New Testament at Regent College. Previously, he served as an instructor at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Wycliffe Hall at Oxford University, La Trobe University, and the Bible College of Victoria (now the Melbourne School of Theology). He is author of Isaiah's New Exodus in Mark, as well as a founding member of On Being, an Australian Christian magazine.

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