The following articles are related to the topic of MIRACLES

What About that Two-Stage Miracle?

Some have charged that one of Jesus’ miracles was incomplete on the Lord’s first “attempt,” and that such reflected upon his power. What is to be said in response to this charge?

Teresa’s “Miracle” En Route to “Sainthood”

According to recent news reports, “Mother” Teresa, the deceased Catholic nun, is on the fast-track toward “sainthood” — a process that usually takes many years. A claim is now being made that the departed “sister” has performed a miracle from the grave.

How Do You Explain Joshua’s Long Day?

Can the devout Bible student believe in the Old Testament account of a longer-than-normal day, during the time of Joshua? Was this a miracle, or just a poetic expression?

What Does the Bible Say About Miracles?

What is a miracle? What is the purpose of miraculous signs? Are genuine miracles happening today? What about the “miracles” of the so-called modern “faith-healers”? Do these indicate a miraculous presence of the Spirit in modern times? Study this important topic.

Modern Miracles—True or False?

Many religious groups, e.g., Catholics, Mormons, and Protestant Pentecostals, contend for modern miracles. Since the purpose of biblical miracles was to confirm the truth of a divinely given revelation, one would be forced to the conclusion that these conflicting sects all are teaching the truth. But how can this be? Truth is consistent.

David Hume and Miracles

Philosopher David Hume failed in disproving the veracity of biblical miracles, but succeeded in revealing the emptiness of his agnosticism.

The God Who Heals

It goes without saying that a God who can create a man from the “dust of the ground” (Gen. 2:7), also has the ability – if he so chooses – to heal.

A Misguided Statement Regarding Miracles

A popular Christian teacher recently stated that sincere people, regardless of their religious affiliation, should not be discouraged from praying for miracles. In this week’s Penpoints, Wayne Jackson respectfully challenges this assertion.

Lessons from the Catacombs of Rome

The catacombs located beneath the city of Rome are a wonder of antiquity which reveal much about the early adherents to the Christian faith.

When Silence Is Eloquent

During his trial before Pilate, Christ boldly confirmed that he was a king, but that his followers did not fight—a bold claim since hours earlier one of his disciples attempted to decapitate a government official. Why, then, was this one little statement by Christ not exploited by his enemies?

Preacher Attempts to Walk on Water and Drowns

It is a sad occasion when a sincere but misguided persons attempts to “walk by faith,” but that “faith” is not grounded in the word of God. The following article illustrates this grim reality.

Words Fitly Spoken

Words are vehicles of communication. Since it is the case that “words” can lead either to salvation or to condemnation, it is important that Christians craft a vocabulary that expresses biblical ideas in their purest form. Study this issue with us in this month’s Feature.

Does God Change?

Does the fact that God doesn’t change mean that he still performs miracles today?

Feigned Miracles and Gullible People

A sixteen-year-old girl in a remote region of India was about to be buried; suddenly, she sat up. According to the report, the young lady testified that she had been dead, but the Lord “sent her back” to tell her neighbors about “the real God.”

Acts 10:6 – Simon, the Tanner

The Bible is such a marvelously rich volume. It contains countless tiny details — little nuggets of truth containing great lessons — which one is likely to pass over in his reading if he is not very studious. Let us consider for a moment an interesting narrative in the book of Acts.

The Jesus Seminar – Part 1

A response to the Jesus Seminar propaganda, as featured by Peter Jennings on ABC’s special, In Search of Jesus