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Department
Theology
Course
THEO 206
Professor
All Professors
Semester
Fall

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THEO206FINALEXAMQuestion1PleaseexplaintheissueofmiraclesinChristianityinconnectionwiththenewrealityJesusintroducesthatisreferredtoasthekingdomofGodConsiderthebiblicaltextsthatsupportthetwovisionsofthekingdomofGodasbeingalreadyherebutnotyetfullyrealizedTodaythereisageneralunderstandingofmiraclesassomesortofsuspensionofthenaturallawsHoweverJesusunderstoodmiraclesassignsofthepresenceoftheKingdomofGodInthisnewrealitythatJesusintroduceswhichhereferstoastheKingdomofGodhetalksaboutitassomethingthatgivesusaglimpseintoabetterworldsomethingthatshowsusthatthereislesssufferingtherethatpeoplearebeinghealedandthatjusticeisbeingdonewhereasineverydaysworldthereisalotofsufferingandalotofinjusticeWhilehewasonearthJesusperformedmanymiraclesincludingturningwaterintowinehealingthesickrestoringlifetothedeadcastingdevilsoutofthepossessedandthemultiplicationofbreadJesustalksabouthismiraclesasreferringtothepresenceoftheKingdomofGodwhichisanewrealityThisKingdomofGodisanewrealityinwhichthereisnosufferingthereiscompletejusticeandequalityandtherearealltheseidealsthathumanityholdssodearandisstrivingforMiraclesdemonstratetheexistenceoftheKingdomTheideaofmiraclesistheretoshowpeoplethattheKingdomofGodispresenthoweveritisnotyetfullyrealizedbecausetherearepeoplewhodonotfullybelieveitinyetsincetherearestillpeoplewhoaresufferingItisaprocessthathasnotbeenfullyproducedbutthatindividualsshouldbeawarethatitexistsandthatthereismoretocomeScholarshavecometounderstandJesusmessageaboutmiraclesandtheKingdomofGodasaveryinterestingcreativetensionThistensionisbetweenthealreadyhereviewandthenotyetfullyrealizedviewByalreadyheretheymeanthattheKingdomofGodisalreadyhereitispresentinwhatJesusisdoingOntheotherhandeventhoughJesusisperformingthesemiraclessuchashealingthesickthesepeoplewillnotstayhealthyforeverandwillendupdyingAlthoughtherearemiracleswherethejusticeofJesusisbeingshownthereisstillinjusticeThereforethetensionexistsbecausethereisatasteofthisnewrealitybutitisnotfullyrealizedherethatiswedonothavethefulltasteJesusmessageisthatfullrealizationoftheKingdomofGodisnotgoingtocomerightnowbutinsteadthereisstillatimetogoThistensionwhilebothverycreativeandinterestinghelpsusunderstandmiraclesasdifferentfromjustameresuspensionofnaturallawsItgivesusaglimpseintothisinterestingmessagethatJesusbringsaboutanewrealityTherearetextsintheBiblethatgiveanexemplificationofthisKingdomofHeavenInsupportofthealreadyhereviewtherearepassagesfromMatthewLukeandMark1
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