Jesus’s Ministry and Miracles

John 2:1-11 tells us that Jesus’s first miracle, a sign of things to come, is at a wedding in Cana when they run out of wine and, at his mother’s suggestion, Jesus changes water into wine.

The Marriage at Cana DAVID (c. 1460-1523)

See http://www.wga.hu/frames-e.html?/html/d/david/2/cana_mar.html for the source of the above photograph of the painting and brief comments.

Matthew 4:18-22; Mark 16-20; Luke 5:1-11; John 1:35-51 tell of Jesus calling his disciples:

 

Calling of the Disciples GHIRLANDAIO (1481)

See http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/ac/Ghirlandaio%2C_Domenico_-_Calling_of_the_Apostles_-_1481.jpg for the source of the above photograph of the painting.

 

Jesus heals the blind in Matt 9: 27-34; 20:29-34; Mark 8: 22-26:

Christ Healing the Blind EL GRECO (c. 1570)

See http://www.metmuseum.org/works_of_art/collection_database/european_paintings/the_miracle_of_christ_healing_the_blind_el_greco_domenikos_theotokopoulos/objectview.aspx?collID=11&OID=110001014 for the source of the above photograph of the painting and a description.

 

 

Christ Healing the Blind Man LE SUEUR

See http://www.lib-art.com/artgallery/31413-christ-healing-the-blind-man-le-sueur-eustache.html for the source of the above photograph of the painting.

 

Christ Healing the Paralytic PELLEGRINI (1730-32)

See http://www.lib-art.com/artgallery/35375-christ-healing-the-paralytic-pellegrini-giovanni-antonio.html for the source of the above photograph of the painting.

 

Matthew 8:23-27 tells of Jesus calming the storm:

 


Sketch of Christ on the Lake Gennezaret DELACROIX (1841)

See http://www.backtoclassics.com/gallery/eugenedelacroix/christonthelakeofgennezaret-sketch/ for the source of the above photograph of the painting.  There have articles on the influence of The Raft of the Medusa upon Delacroix in the above work. 

 

John 11:1-44 tells of the raising of Lazarus: 

 

The Raising of Lazarus CARAVAGGIO (1608-09)

See http://www.wga.hu/frames-e.html?/html/c/caravagg/10/65lazar.html for the source of the above photograph of the painting and an excellent description.

Raising of Lazarus GUERCINO (1619)

See http://www.wga.hu/frames-e.html?/html/g/guercino/0/raising.html for the source of the above photograph of the painting and a description.

The Raising of Lazarus REMBRANDT (1630)

 See http://www.rembrandtpainting.net/rmbrndt_1620-35/lazarus.htm for the source of the above photograph of the painting and a description.

Mark 22:21-43 and Luke 8:41-56 tells of Jesus raising Jairus’s daughter from the dead:

Raising of Jairus’s Daughter REMBRANDT (1655-60)

See http://www.biblical-art.com/artwork.asp?id_artwork=1393&showmode=Full for the source of the above photograph of the drawing.

Jairus’s Daughter JESUS MAFA (Contemporary)

See http://www.jesusmafa.com/anglais/imag25.htm for the source of the above photograph.

There are different stories of Jesus’s miracle of feeding a large number of people with a few loaves of bread and fish found in Matt 13: 13-21; Mark 6:30-44; Luke 9:10-17; John 6:1-15:

 

Mosaic at Tabgha, Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and the Fishes (End of the 4th Century)

See http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Archaeology/Tabgha.html for the source of the above photograph of the mosaic and a description.

 

The Feeding of the Multitude ILLUMINATION (c. 1416)

See http://christchurchwindsor.ca/2009/07/ for the source of the above photograph of the illumination.

 

Jesus Multiplies the Loaves JESUS MAFA (Contemporary)

See http://www.jesusmafa.com/anglais/imag24.htm for the source of the above photograph of the painting.

John 6:16-22 tells of Jesus walking on the water, and  Matthew 14:22-33 tells us that after Jesus feeds the five thousand, he walks on the water and bid Simon Peter, at Simon’s request to walk on the water, also.

Christ Walking on the Water MASTER OF CABESTANY (c. 1150)
See http://www.lib-art.com/artgallery/32851-christ-walking-on-the-water-master-of-cabestany.html for the source of the above photograph of the sculpture.
  
 

Christ Rescuing Peter from Drowning VENEZIANO (1370)

 See http://www.lib-art.com/artgallery/32227-christ-rescuing-peter-from-drowning-lorenzo-veneziano.html for the source of the above photograph of the painting.

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