To answer this question, we must consider the real issue. There is no question that Christ and His apostles performed miracles, because the Bible clearly says that they did. There is also no question whether God is powerful enough to perform miracles, because we know that He has infinite power. It is also not a question of whether there is value in prayer for the sick, because the Bible tells us to pray for the sick. The question is not one of what we think we have seen, but what does the Bible teach about miracles today? Continue reading
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The answer is yes. This gift of the Holy Spirit was to end when the New Testament was completed. This was clearly stated by Paul in 1 Corinthians 13:8-13. The verses tell us: “Love never faileth: but whether there be prophecies, they shall be done away; whether there be tongues, they shall cease; whether there be knowledge, it shall be done away. Continue reading
OTHER RESULTS OF MIRACLES
The fact that the main purpose of signs and mighty works was to confirm the word of faithful preachers did not preclude their accomplishing other ends.
Revealed the mind/will of God
God’s truth was taught by faithful men and women in the first century. Truth did not come forth from their own minds; it was revealed to them by means of inspiration, prophecy, etc. Continue reading