Tag Archives: Miracles

The Chosen – New Series on YouTube

There’s a new TV series on YouTube called, “The Chosen,” directed by Dallas Jenkins that gives a fresh look at the life of Jesus and the Gospel story so that, Jenkins puts it, the world can experience Jesus in a … Continue reading

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Our faith is based in the miraculous

Our faith is based in the God of miracles, not in what we think is possible. I was struck by this truth as I was reading Romans 4 this morning. Paul goes to great lengths to say that, like Abraham, … Continue reading

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Raise a Hallelujah

We’ve started singing “Raise a Hallelujah” by Jonathan and Melissa Helser. I love the message it brings, and I also love the story behind it. Jonathan talks about a small boy named Jaxon. He received a text from Jaxon’s parents … Continue reading

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Breakthrough

“Patient died. Mother prayed. Patient came back to life.” (Pastor Jason Noble). That quote pretty much sums up the movie, Breakthrough, which opened over Easter weekend and is based on a true story. To be honest, I hadn’t even heard … Continue reading

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Why Hume was certainly wrong about miracles

This post is meant to be a supplement to “About Miracles.” I’m including a video by Professor of Philosophy at Marywood University,  John DePoe, PhD., which is a little more academic in nature but I think you’ll find his lecture … Continue reading

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About Miracles

As Easter draws near,  it’s a good time to talk about its central component: the resurrection of Jesus Christ. In my recent posts, “Pulling Back the curtain on Materialism” and “God is not a god,” I tried to show incoherence of … Continue reading

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Does science and natural law rule out miracles?

This post is a follow-up to “The Resurrection of Jesus Christ – Part Four” where I talked about miracles and why naturalists don’t believe in them. The subject of miracles is  important for Christians because God miraculously raising Jesus Christ … Continue reading

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The resurrection of Jesus Christ – Part Four

Are naturalists right in saying that miracles are “improbable” (Ehrman) if not “impossible” (David Hume)? The famous 18th century philosopher, David Hume, stated that miracles are a violation of natural laws. Our unalterable experience has established these laws. Therefore because … Continue reading

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When people start walking through walls

Imagine living in the first century and you and several of your friends just witnessed your leader apparently walk through a wall, suddenly appear and then disappear. This, after having seen him tortured and brutally murdered just three days prior? … Continue reading

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Jolly Old St. Nick even raised the dead!

Many of us know that the Christmas tradition of St. Nicholas, aka Santa Claus, can trace its roots from an actual person living in the late third and early fourth centuries. But did you also know that this “Santa Claus” raised three children … Continue reading

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