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Is there a standard definition of the word 'miracle' in Christianity? There is probably no one standard definition for the word miracle; at least not for what constitutes a miracle in itself because of the fact that Christians can not always agree on to what is a miracle. For example, Catholics believe that the act of consecration of bread and wine at every ...


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Obviously the definitions will vary wildly depending on who you ask, but there are are baseline definitions that most will agree on. Catholic Answers (which strictly adheres to the Catechism of the Catholic Church) defines a miracle as an extraordinary sensible effect wrought by God that surpasses the power and order of created nature. This seems to be a ...


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The Bible describes means employed by people to communicate with God. Some of those means are one-way (such as only from God to us) and some are two-way. Some we may initiate at any time, while others must be initiated by God. Some of those means God endorses and some he condemns, as evidenced by the Mosaic laws. A few clarifying questions come to mind. Are ...


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How does God communicate to people today? God communicates to us in many mysterious ways! In general, all Christian denominations believe that God can and does communicate with us in various manners. God can speak to us in many manners, but we have to keep our ears attentive at all times! This makes me recall the story of the Prophet Elijah in the Book of ...


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Communication is a means of sending or receiving information. Humanly speaking the imparting or exchanging of information can be achieved by speaking, writing, or using some other medium, such as the telephone or email. As far as God is concerned, the most effective way of getting a message through to Him is by heart-felt and sincere prayer. The answer to ...


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Here is a brief list SDA - Worship on Saturdays, and Soul Sleep Catholics - The Holy Magisterium. Surprisingly, this is all they have to defend as every other Dogma hinges on the Magisterium's inherency. Messianic Jews - Following of Jewish Practices in the Mosaic Covenant Easter Orthodox - Bishop inherency Protestant views are broad. Let me list a few ...


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Trinity Immortality of human soul Hell Fire


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I think there is a way to answer this question without delving into the speculative, or into individual counseling but we must be careful. It basically amounts to how a person responds to scripture. There can be no consensus on the topic in detail because even when regarding physical diagnosis doctors, expert doctors, may have many different conclusions. ...


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Are there instances of miracles that are officially recognized by non-Catholic denominations? The short answer seems to be yes. Many Christians have overlooked the Marian Apparitions at Zeitoun, Egypt which began in 1968 at St. Mary’s Coptic Orthodox Church. What is the most witnessed Marian apparition of the 20th century? Most would say Our Lady of Fatima ...


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If predictive prophecy can be considered a "miracle" than there is one in the Lutheran church. In the Lutheran Confessions, a reference is made related to the private revelations of a Franciscan monk named John Hilten. According to the Lutheran Confessions, this monk's revelation was authenticated because he had an accurate prediction of the coming ...


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