How do we think about the miracles?  Do we consider God to be a vending machine, where we put in the right plea and we receive the desired response?  Or, since we don’t understand or believe them, we could simply ignore them.  The Apostle John tried to explain what the signs and miracles had to do with the people of that time.  By explaining how the royal official believed the words of Jesus, John was teaching us that Jesus is the very WORD of God.  He was showing that you need to believe in the WORD, not in your own sight or experience – that we must learn to trust in God.  The miracles teach us that we can still, even today, trust in the word of God to carry us through life’s trials.

Based on John 4:46-54.