Miracles are one of the most common reasons people reject Christianity. People do not believe they could happen and therefore claim other parts of the Bible and biblical story must be in error. Christians have been raised to believe the miracles of the Bible but is it actually logical to do so? God is a complex God and therefore speaks in complex ways, which are beyond human comprehension. Miracles are God conveying a message to his people through divine intervention.
Whether it is a volcano erupting, or someone recovering from cancer, miracles happen often and always happen for a purpose. When God performs a miracle, he is delivering a message to someone. Often the message is unclear but Christians and other people are to find out what the message says and act upon it accordingly.
Real or Coincidence?
A miracle is an effect or extraordinary event in the physical world that surpasses all known human or natural powers and is ascribed to a supernatural cause (www.dictionary.com). Miracles are real. They happen every day. Natural disasters, animal survival, and healing are all forms of miracles. Where they come from is what is largely debated. The idea that these concepts are strictly coincidence is somewhat difficult to believe. It seems whether or not people involve God in the argument, divine intervention is always present in some way. People talk of ghosts and guardian angels appearing and giving signs more often than they credit God’s handiwork in miracles. It is possible that angels and ghosts exist but all miracles occur under God’s command.
There is a significant difference between the miracles of the Old Testament and those of the New Testament. In the early Old Testament, miracles wer...
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