The Bible and Miracles

124 miracles are recorded in the Bible

  1. CREATION of the universe, including plantsanimals and humans (Genesis 1-2)
  2. WORLDWIDE FLOOD EVENT—destruction of the entire world by a divine Flood and the miraculous preservation of 8 righteous people and representative land-dwelling, air-breathing animals in the Ark. (Gen. 7-8)

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  3. CONFUSION OF LANGUAGES (tongues) at Babel (Gen. 11:1-9)—a world of one language instantly transformed into a world of many languages
  4. SINFUL CITIES DESTROYED—destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah (Gen. 19:24)
  5. SUPERNATURAL DEATH—Lot’s wife turned into a “pillar of salt” (Gen. 19:26)
  6. SUPERNATURAL CONCEPTION—Isaac conceived by very elderly Sarah and 100 year old Abraham at Gerar (Gen. 21:1)

    ELDERLY NURSING MOTHER—Sarah was also able to naturally nurse baby Isaac. (Genesis 21:7)

    The ten plagues of Egypt (Ex. 7:20-12:30)

  7. WATER TURNED TO BLOOD—Water everywhere became BLOOD. The fish died, and the river stank. (Exodus 7:14-25
  8. FROG PLAGUE—God suddenly covered the land of Egypt with FROGS, and later supernaturally killed them, leaving them to make Egypt again stink (Ex. 8:2-14Ps. 78:45105:30)
  9. LICE PLAGUE—“All the dust of the land became lice throughout all the land of Egypt.” (Exodus 8:17-18)
  10. FLIES—God sent “grievous” swarms of flies upon all the people and houses of Egypt, covering even the ground, except in the land of Goshen (where the Israelites dwelled fly-free). (Exodus 8:20-24)
  11. MURRAIN suddenly killed Egypt’s cattle (Exodus 9:3-6)
  12. BOILS AND BLAINS—The sixth plague, of “boils and blains,” like the third, was sent without warning (Ex.9:8-12). It is called (Deut. 28:27) “the botch of Egypt,” King James Version; but in Revised Version, “the boilof Egypt.” “The magicians could not stand before Moses” because of it.
  13. HAIL WITH FIRE AND THUNDER (Ex. 9:13-33). Warning was given of its coming. (Compare Ps. 18:13105:32-33).
  14. LOCUSTS—The plague of locusts, which covered all of Egypt, so that the land was darkened with them (Ex. 10:12-15). The Hebrew name of this insectarbeh, points to the “multitudinous” character of this visitation. Warning was given before this plague came. Again, the nearby land of Goshen was spared.
  15. LOCALIZED DEEP DARKNESS—The plague (the ninth) of darkness in Egypt (Ex. 10:21) is described as darkness “which may be felt.” It covered “all the land of Egypt,” so that “they saw not one another.” It did not extend to the land of Goshen (verse 23).
  16. DEATH OF ALL FIRST-BORN—people and beasts, struck by an angel of death in a single night / Israelite first-borns spared, if blood was painted around their door. (Ex. 11:1-812:29-30)

    Exodus miracles

  17. BURNING BUSH not consumed (Ex. 3:3)
  18. SNAKE—Aaron’s rod changed into a serpent (Ex. 7:10-12)
  19. RED SEA DIVIDED at just the right moment; the nation of Israel passes through on DRY GROUND. The sea then violently consumes the Egyptian army. (See: Passage of Red Sea) (Ex. 14:21-31)
  20. DRINKING WATER FIXED—Bitter waters of Marah sweetened (Ex. 15:23-25)
  21. MANNA sent daily to feed the Israelites, except on the Sabbath (Ex. 16:14-35)
  22. WATER from the rock at Rephidim (Ex. 17:5-7)
  23. Nadab and Abihu consumed for offering “strange fire” (Lev. 10:1-2)
  24. Complainers consumed by FIRE at Taberah / the destruction stopped in response to Moses’ prayer (Num. 11:1-3)
  25. EARTH OPENS AND SWALLOWS Korah and his company. (Num. 16:32-34)
  26. “There came out a FIRE from the LORD, and consumed” 250 particular men fleeing the earth swallowing at Kadesh (Num. 16:35-45)
  27. PLAGUE—at Kadesh almost instantly killing 14,700, and stopped by Moses command Aaron to run with a incense censer among the people and “make an atonement for them” (Num. 16:46-50)
  28. AARON’S ROD “brought forth buds, and bloomed blossoms, and yielded almonds” at Kadesh (Num. 17:1-11)
  29. WATER PROVIDED IN DESERT—from the rock, after smitten twice by Moses, in the desert of Zin (Num. 20:7-11)
  30. “The Lord sent FIERY SERPENTS among the people, and they bit the people; and much people of Israel died.” (Numbers 21:6)
  31. BRASS SERPENT on a pole in the desert of Zin—“if a serpent had bitten any man, when he beheld the serpent of brass, he lived.” (Num. 21:8-9)
  32. The JORDAN DIVIDED, so that Israel passed over dryshod near the city of Adam (Josh. 3:14-17)
  33. The WALLS OF JERICHO fall down at God’s command, after the Israelites prove their faith in Him (Josh. 6:6-20)
  34. The SUN AND MOON STAYED MOTIONLESS (longer day) to enable the Israelites to win a crucial battle (Josh. 10:12-14)—Can we explain the “long days” of Joshua and Hezekiah? Answer
  35. MEGA HAILSTORM destroys the Amorite army in a battle with Joshua (Josh. 10:12-14)

    Miracles in Israel or surrounding God’s prophets

  36. BALAAM’S DONKEY PROTECTS AND SPEAKS—An angel is dispatched against Balaam to express God’s angerBalaam’s ass (donkey) repeatedly protected him from the angel and ultimately spoke to Balaam (Num. 22:21-35)
  37. SAMSON’S STRENGTH (Judg. 14-16)
  38. WATER from a hollow place “that is in Lehi” (Judg. 15:19)
  39. IDOL SUPERNATURALLY FALLS—Dagon falls twice before the ark of the covenant. (1 Sam. 5:1-12)
  40. DISEASE—Emerods on the Philistines (1 Sam. 5:1-12)
  41. SUPERNATURAL DEATH—men of Beth-shemesh smitten for looking into the ark of the covenant (1 Sam. 6:19)
  42. SUPERNATURAL THUNDERSTORM causes a panic among the Philistines at Eben-ezer (1 Sam. 7:10-12)
  43. THUNDER and RAIN in harvest at Gilgal (1 Sam. 12:18)
  44. SUPERNATURAL SOUND—“The sound of a going in the tops of the mulberry trees” as a supernatural sign to attack the Philistines with God’s help at Rephaim (2 Sam. 5:23-25)
  45. SUPERNATURAL DEATH—Uzzah smitten for touching the ark at Perez-uzzah (2 Sam. 6:6, 7)
  46. DISEASE AND HEALING—Jeroboam’s hand instantly withered and then restored (1 Kings 13:4-6)
  47. PAGAN ALTAR DESTROYED—Jeroboam’s new altar supernaturally destroyed at Bethel (1 Kings 13:4-6
  48. PROPHET KILLED BY LION immediately after disobeying God’s direct command (1 Kings 13:1-26). His donkey was spared.
  49. WIDOW’S MEAL AND OIL—a widow of Zarephath’s meal and oil increased (1 Kings 17:14-16)
  50. RESURRERCTION—widow’s son raised from the dead (1 Kings 17:17-24)
  51. DROUGHT in response to Elijah’s prayers (1 Kings 17-18)
  52. SUPERNATURAL FIRE in response to Elijah’s prayers (1 Kings 18:19-39)
  53. RAIN—in clear response to prophet Elijah’s prayers (1 Kings 18:41-45)
  54. RAVENS DELIVER FOOD—prophet Elijah fed by ravens (1 Kings 17-18)
  55. FIRE FROM HEAVEN—Ahaziah’s captains consumed BY fire from heaven near Samaria (2 Kings 1:10-12)
  56. RIVER DIVIDED—Jordan divided by Elijah and Elisha near Jericho (2 Kings 2:7, 814)
  57. SUPERNATURAL TRANSPORT—Elijah carried up into Heaven (2 Kings 2:11)
  58. WATERS OF JERICHO HEALED by Elisha’s casting salt into them (2 Kings 2:21, 22)
  59. DEATH BY BEARS—2 bears miraculously destroy 42 “young men” immediately after they mocked the prophet Elisha (2 Kings 2:24)
  60. WATER PROVIDED for Jehoshaphat and his allied army (2 Kings 3:16-20)—“Ye shall not see wind, neither shall ye see rain; yet that valley shall be filled with water, that ye may drink, both ye, and your cattle, and your beasts.”
  61. WIDOW’S OIL MULTIPLIED (2 Kings 4:2-7)
  62. RESURRECTION—The Shunammite’s son given, and raised from the dead at Shunem (2 Kings 4:32-37)
  63. POISON REVERSED—The deadly pottage cured with meal at Gilgal (2 Kings 4:38-41)
  64. HUNDRED MEN FED with 20 barley loaves and ears of corn at Gilgal (2 Kings 4:42-44)
  65. INSTANT DISEASE AND HEALING—Naaman instantly healed of leprosyGehazi instantly afflicted with it (2 Kings 5:10-27)
  66. IRON AXE-HEAD MADE TO SWIM in the river Jordan (2 Kings 6:5-7)
  67. MIND-READING PROPHECIES—Ben Hadad’s secret plans discovered. Hazael’s thoughts, etc., through the prophecies of Elijah (2 Kings 6:12)
  68. INSTANT BLINDNESS—Syrian army smitten with blindness at Dothan (2 Kings 6:18)
  69. HEALING—The Syrian army healed of blindness at Samaria (2 Kings 6:20)
  70. RESURRECTION—Elisha’s bones revive the dead (2 Kings 13:21)
  71. MASS DEATH—Sennacherib’s Assyrian army of 5,180 killed overnight by an angel near Jerusalem (2 Kings 19:35)
  72. SHADOW OF SUN GOES BACK TEN DEGREES on the sun-dial of AhazJerusalem (2 Kings 20:9-11)—Can we explain the “long days” of Joshua and Hezekiah? Answer
  73. INSTANT DISEASE—King Uzziah instantly struck with leprosyJerusalem (2 Chr. 26:16-21)
  74. PROTECTION IN BLAZING FIRE—ShadrachMeshach, and Abed-nego delivered from the fiery furnace in Babylon (Daniel 3:10-27)
  75. PROTECTION FROM HUNGRY LIONS—Daniel saved from hungry lions in a sealed den (Dan. 6:16-23) / Those who falsely accused Daniel were then thrown to the same lions, who killed them. (Daniel 6:24)
  76. JONAH SURVIVED IN THE FISH’S BELLY and safely landed (Jonah 2:1-10)—How could Jonah survive three days in the belly of a “whale”? Answer
  77. GIDEON’S FLEECE—wet when it shouldn’t be, and dry when it shouldn’t be (Judg. 6:37-40)
  78. OTHER FULFILLED PROPHECIES—see: prophecy and prophets

    Miracles surrounding Jesus Christ or His appointed apostles

  79. FULFILLED MESSIANIC PROPHECIES (numerous—also see: prophets)
  80. MIRACULOUS CONCEPTION—the incarnation of Jesus Christ by the Holy Ghost (Luke 1:35) to a virginVIRGIN, and without genetic human parents (a Second Adam, genetically, without imputation of sin). See:Mary, mother of Jesus article
  81. STAR OF BETHLEHEM appears and leads wisemen to young Christ
  82. HEALING—2 blind men (Matt 9:27-31)
  83. MONEY—needed tax/tribute money miraculously provided in a randomly caught fish’s mouth, as promised by Jesus Christ (Matt 17:24-27)
  84. HEALING—deaf and dumb man healed (Mark 7:31-37)
  85. HEALING—blind man of Bethsaida (Mark 8:22-26)
  86. JESUS PASSES UNSEEN through hostile crowd attempting his murder (Luke 4:28-30)
  87. FISH—the miraculous draught of fishes (Luke 5:4-11)
  88. RESURRECTION—the raising of the widow’s son at Nain (Luke 7:11-18)
  89. HEALING—woman with the spirit of infirmity (Luke 13:11-17)
  90. HEALING—man with the dropsy (Luke 14:1-6)
  91. HEALING—ten lepers (Luke 17:11-19)
  92. HEALING—of Malchus (Luke 22:50-51)
  93. WATER TURNED TO WINE (John 2:1-11)
  94. HEALING—Cure of nobleman’s son, Capernaum (John 4:46-54)
  95. HEALING—impotent man at Bethsaida healed (John 5:1-9)
  96. HEALING—man born blind healed (John 9:1-7)
  97. RESURRECTION—Lazarus raised from the dead after (John 11:38-44)
  98. FISH—draught of fishes instantly caught at Christ’s instruction (John 21:1-14)
  99. HEALING—Syrophoenician woman’s daughter healed (Matt 15:28Mark 7:24)
  100. LOAVES AND FISHES—4,000 fed from 7 loaves and a few little fishes (Matt 15:32Mark 8:1)
  101. FIG TREE destroyed (Matt 21:18Mark 11:12)
  102. HEALING—Centurion’s servant healed (Matt 8:5Luke 7:1)
  103. HEALING AND EXORCISM—blind and dumb demoniac cured (Matt 12:22Luke 11:14)
  104. EXORCISMdemoniac cured in synagogue at Capernaum (Mark 1:23Luke 4:33)
  105. HEALING—Peter’s wife’s mother healed (Matt 8:14Mark 1:30Luke 4:38)
  106. SEA STORM STILLED ON COMMAND (Matt 8:23Mark 4:37Luke 8:22)
  107. EXORCISMDemoniacs of Gadara cured (Matt 8:28Mark 5:1Luke 8:26)
  108. SWINE SUICIDE—about 2,000 swine rush into the water and drown after Christ allowed demons to transfer to them from demoniacs (Mark 5:1-20)
  109. HEALING—leper (Matt 8:2Mark 1:40Luke 5:12)
  110. RESURRECTION—Jairus’s daughter raised (Matt 9:23Mark 5:23Luke 8:41)
  111. HEALING—woman’s issue of blood healed (Matt 9:20Mark 5:25Luke 8:43)
  112. HEALING—man sick of the palsy healed (Matt 9:2Mark 2:3Luke 5:18)
  113. HEALING—Man’s withered hand healed (Matt 12:10Mark 3:1Luke 6:6)
  114. HEALING—lunatic child healed (Matt 17:14Mark 9:14Luke 9:37)
  115. HEALING—2 blind men instantly healed (Matt 20:29Mark 10:46Luke 18:35)
  116. JESUS WALKS ON SEA (Matt 14:25Mark 6:48John 6:15)
  117. FOOD—Jesus feeds 5,000 “in a desert place” (Matt 14:15Mark 6:30Luke 9:10John 6:1-14)
  118. THE TRANSFIGURATION of Jesus Christ (Matt 17:1-8)
  119. RESURRECTION of Jesus Christ after declared dead by Roman authorities and buried for days (John 21:1-14)
  120. ASCENSION of Jesus Christ to Heaven (Luke 2:42-51)
  121. HEALING—Peter and the HEALING of a the paralytic Aeneas at Lydda (Acts 9:32, 35, 38)
  122. TONGUES—miraculous ability to SPEAK AND/OR UNDERSTAND A FOREIGN LANGUAGE (tongue) previously unknown to the speaker (See: Gift of tongues)
  123. RESURRECTION—Tabitha (Dorcas) raised from the dead (Acts 9:36-43)
  124. DIVINE INSPIRATION of Scripture (Word of God)

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