The Biggest Miracles of the First Century
There were three major incidents in the Roman Empire when Christianity started to prevail in Rome and other parts of the Empire: the persecution and execution of Paul and Peter by Emperor Nero (about AD 65), the First Jewish-Roman War (AD 66-73), and the eruption of Mount Vesuvius (AD 79). In addition, the so-called Second Pope Linus, appointed by Paul and Peter, died about AD 76. What's more it is believed that the Gospels started to be written in these years.
The key figures behind the Gospels are apparently Paul and Peter.
My theory is that Paul obtained the original source document (a kind of the Q source) written in Hebrew or Aramaic in Qumran where he traveled after having encountered the spirit of Christ Jesus on his way to Damascus and spent three years before he first went to Jerusalem to see Peter and Jesus's brother James. Through this document, Paul got enough knowledge about Christ Jesus and confidence that he now knew Christ Jesus as much as other direct Disciples of Christ Jesus.
Paul traveled preaching the Gospel even to Rome, while secretly keeping the document. But, when he reached Rome, some of his followers that could read and write Greek asked Paul to translate the document into Greek. Or, Paul asked them to do it. And, while the translation work was going on, Peter arrived at Rome. So, those translators must have gotten additional information from Paul and included some advice from Paul into their work. Even after the Jewish-Roman War, they somewhat modified their translation versions of the Gospels. Therefore, Gospels according to Mark, Luke, and Matthew are authentic. But what happened to the source document Paul had after his death?
It must have been handed over to Linus, of course. But what happened with it after the death of Linus? Was it destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius while someone that obtained the document from Linus went to Pompeii with it when the volcano erupted and killed about 2,000 people there,
Again, in my theory, John wrote his translation version of the Gospel around Pompeii as he had obtained the document after the death of Linus. But due to the eruption he lost the document. John survived and then wrote the Apocalypse or Revelation of John based on his experiences in Pompeii. Accordingly, the Gospel according to John and the Revelation of John are authentic.
So, these were the biggest miracles of the first century in addition to the emergence of Christ Jesus: the persecution an execution of Paul and Peter by Emperor Nero (about AD 65); the First Jewish-Roman War (AD 66-73); and the eruption of Mount Vesuvius (AD 79). In addition, the so-called Second Pope Linus, appointed by Paul and Peter, died about AD 76.
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Joh 2:9 When the ruler of the feast had tasted the water that was made wine, and knew not whence it was: (but the servants which drew the water knew;) the governor of the feast called the bridegroom,
Joh 2:10 And saith unto him, Every man at the beginning doth set forth good wine; and when men have well drunk, then that which is worse: but thou hast kept the good wine until now.