Jesus saith unto him, Thomas, because thou hast seen me, thou hast believed: blessed are they that have not seen, and yet have believed And many other signs truly did Jesus in the presence of his disciples, which are not written in this book: But these are written, that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing ye might have life through his name. John 20. 30-31

And there are also many other things which Jesus did, the which, if they should be written every one, I suppose that even the world itself could not contain the books that should be written. Amen. John 21.25

In the sermon on the mount Jesus teaches eight blessings; they are commonly known as the beatitudes. Jesus shares with Thomas another blessing. This blessing refers to people like you and I. Even though we did not walk with Jesus and we did not witness His glory, we still believe. I am encouraged by the truth that Jesus did much more than what has been recorded. But, I must not get bogged down by wanting to know what other miracles He performed. He has revealed enough.

There has been enough truth recorded, truth that continually points us to our Savior. And John testifies that his Gospel was written for this purpose, that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing ye might have life through his name. An excellent example of the clarity by which Christ has revealed Himself, the right amount. However, I cannot help but be moved by John’s staggering claim, and there are also many other things which Jesus did, the which, if they should be written every one, I suppose that even the world itself could not contain the books that should be written. This reality reveals to us, the Jesus whom we worship is much better than we can possibly imagine. Imagine a world full of books (containing all the works of Christ), if you can.

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