1. Welcome to Baptist Board, a friendly forum to discuss the Baptist Faith in a friendly surrounding.

    Your voice is missing! You will need to register to get access to all the features that our community has to offer.

    We hope to see you as a part of our community soon and God Bless!

What is a Miracle

Discussion in 'General Baptist Discussions' started by Berean, May 18, 2012.

  1. Berean

    Berean Member
    Site Supporter

    Joined:
    Jan 18, 2006
    Messages:
    831
    Likes Received:
    2
    Is it the birth of a child, recovery from cancer, finding a parking space at the front entrance of the shopping mall,inheriting a million dollars or is it something completely out of the norm and explicable? What is a Biblical definition?
     
  2. annsni

    annsni Administrator
    Administrator

    Joined:
    May 30, 2006
    Messages:
    20,783
    Likes Received:
    635
    Let me see if I can remember what my pastor has said: A miracle is a natural or supernatural occurrence that is uniquely timed to bring glory to God.
     
  3. SaggyWoman

    SaggyWoman Active Member

    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2000
    Messages:
    17,933
    Likes Received:
    8
    Yo.

    And we -- well I -- see miracles regularly.

    Its a miracle how God saves me in a lot of traffic issues.
     
  4. HeirofSalvation

    HeirofSalvation Active Member
    Site Supporter

    Joined:
    Mar 10, 2012
    Messages:
    2,049
    Likes Received:
    9
    http://www.amazon.com/s/?ie=UTF8&ke...s=miracles+by+cs+lewis&ie=UTF8&qid=1337375198

    Best book I have ever read on the topic.....Then again...I haven't read that many :smilewinkgrin: He defends the proposition that it is whenever the Super-Natural imposes causation or rather added stimulus to the Natural.....He denies that it is "interference" or "breaking" Natural Law...It is God, imposing added power to what is already the Natural.
     
  5. Yeshua1

    Yeshua1 Well-Known Member
    Site Supporter

    Joined:
    Mar 19, 2012
    Messages:
    24,684
    Likes Received:
    356
    Faith:
    Baptist
    Something that God does that seems to violate the natural order, something that God causes to happen outside of His established rules and laws!
     
  6. righteousdude2

    righteousdude2 Well-Known Member
    Site Supporter

    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2007
    Messages:
    10,942
    Likes Received:
    184
    Faith:
    Baptist
    That Warrants a...

    ....big AMEN:thumbsup:
     
  7. OldRegular

    OldRegular Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 21, 2004
    Messages:
    22,678
    Likes Received:
    55
    A miracle is an Act of God in which He sets aside the natural order/law to achieve His purpose: the ascension of Enoch and Elijah, the parting of the Red Sea, the manna, the floating ax head.

    I suppose for those of us who believe in the Doctrine of Grace the New Birth or Regeneration could be considered a miracle since God intervenes and sets aside man's natural antipathy toward God.
     
Loading...