Then some of the scribes and Pharisees said to Him, “Teacher, we want to see a sign from You.”
The Pharisees and Sadducees approached, and as a test, asked Him to show them a sign from heaven.
The Yeast of the Pharisees and HerodThe Pharisees came out and began to argue with Him, demanding of Him a sign from heaven to test Him.
And others, as a test, were demanding of Him a sign from heaven.
So the Jews replied to Him, “What sign of authority will You show us for doing these things?”
“What sign then are You going to do so we may see and believe You?” they asked. “What are You going to perform?
Herod was very glad to see Jesus; for a long time he had wanted to see Him because he had heard about Him and was hoping to see some miracle performed by Him.
Then Simeon blessed them and told His mother Mary: “Indeed, this child is destined to cause the fall and rise of many in Israel and to be a sign that will be opposed—
“Men of Israel, listen to these words: This Jesus the Nazarene was a man pointed out to you by God with miracles, wonders, and signs that God did among you through Him, just as you yourselves know.
Jesus performed this first sign in Cana of Galilee. He displayed His glory, and His disciples believed in Him.
This, therefore, was the second sign Jesus performed after He came from Judea to Galilee.
When the people saw the sign He had done, they said, “This really is the Prophet who was to come into the world!”
This is also why the crowd met Him, because they heard He had done this sign.
This man came to Him at night and said, “Rabbi, we know that You have come from God as a teacher, for no one could perform these signs You do unless God were with him.”
Therefore some of the Pharisees said, “This man is not from God, for He doesn’t keep the Sabbath!” But others were saying, “How can a sinful man perform such signs?” And there was a division among them.
While He was in Jerusalem at the Passover Festival, many trusted in His name when they saw the signs He was doing.
Even though He had performed so many signs in their presence, they did not believe in Him.
And a huge crowd was following Him because they saw the signs that He was performing by healing the sick.
Jesus answered, “I assure you: You are looking for Me, not because you saw the signs, but because you ate the loaves and were filled.
However, many from the crowd believed in Him and said, “When the Messiah comes, He won’t perform more signs than this man has done, will He?”
So the chief priests and the Pharisees convened the Sanhedrin and said, “What are we going to do since this man does many signs?
Jesus performed many other signs in the presence of His disciples that are not written in this book.