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The remarkable supernatural life of St. Patrick

If the legends are even partially true about St. Patrick (c.389-461), he was a remarkable missionary who moved in supernatural signs and wonders. I shared that St. Patrick was known as a man who raises dead people in a post last year. … 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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“The man who raises dead people”- remembering St. Patrick

While many will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with parades and green beer, relatively few know how this missionary bishop to the Emerald Isle worked supernatural signs and wonders as a matter of course. It’s been said that St. Patrick (c. … Continue reading

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An inconvenient history for cessationism

In light of the controversy generated over John MacArthur’s recent polemic crusade against Charismatics and Pentecostals with His book and conference titled, “Strange Fire“, I think it might be instructive for us to look at whether this view is compatible with church history. I gave … Continue reading

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