The Seven “I am” Revelations – and the Seven Confirming Miracles

Jesus spoke seven (7) “I am” revelations in the gospel of John.

There are also seven (7) miracles, every one of which corresponds with one of the “I am” revelations. Jesus said:

“I am the bread of life” (John 6:35, 41, 48, 51).
“I am the light of the world” (John 8:12).
“I am the door of the sheep” (John 10:7,9).
“I am the good shepherd” (John 10:11, 14).
“I am the resurrection and the life” (John 11:25).
“I am the way, the truth, and the life” (John 14:6).
“I am the true vine” (John 15:1, 5).

“I am the bread of life.” (John 6:35, 41, 48, 51)
John 6 – Jesus feeds the multitude with five loaves and two fish. Jesus is the living bread which came down from heaven. If anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever; and the bread that Jesus gave is His flesh, which He gave for the life of the world. John 6:51

“I am the light of the world.” (John 8:12)
John 8 – Jesus forgives woman caught in adultery. Jesus and His light eliminate darkness and sin.

“I am the door of the sheep.” (John 10:7,9)
John 5 – man healed at the pool of Bethesda. Jesus said, “Rise, take up your bed and walk” (John 10:8) Jesus is the door to salvation, healing and eternally more.

“I am the good shepherd.” (John 10:11, 14)
John 6 – Jesus walks on the water. Then, in verse 21, “immediately the boat was at the land where they were going.” Jesus is the good shepherd who delivers us from storms and trouble.

“I am the resurrection and the life.” (John 11:25)
John 11 – Jesus raised Lazarus from the dead. Jesus raises us from the dead, giving us eternal life.

“I am the way, the truth, and the life.” (John 14:6)
John 4 – the nobleman’s son healed. Jesus said, “Go your way, your son lives” in verse 50. Jesus is the way leading to truth and life and infinitely more.

“I am the true vine.” (John 15:1, 5)
John 2 – Jesus turns water to wine. Jesus is the vine that produces the new wine of the Holy Spirit. Jesus is the vine, we are the branches that bear fruit.

 

Miracles that Correspond with Jesus’ “I am” statements
John 2 – Jesus turns water to wine
John 4 – the nobleman’s son healed. Jesus said, “Go your way, your son lives” in verse 50.
John 5 – man healed at the pool of Bethesda. Jesus said, “Rise, take up your bed and walk.” Verse 8
John 6 – Jesus feeds the multitude with five loaves and two fish.
John 6 – Jesus walks on the water. Then, in verse 21, “immediately the boat was at the land where they were going.”
John 8 – Jesus forgives woman caught in adultery.
John 11 – Jesus raised Lazarus from the dead.