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They will see but will remain blind

Acts 28:27 (Matt 13:15 is almost identical) For the heart of this people is waxed gross, and their ears are dull of hearing, and their eyes have they closed; lest they should see with their ...
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Why would Jesus turn water into wine - psychoactive, cancerogenous substance

There are two things to consider: He watereth the hills from his chambers: the earth is satisfied with the fruit of thy works. He causeth the grass to grow for the cattle, and herb for the service of ...
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When is it rationally justified for a Christian to say that an anomalous event that has taken place is a miracle?

Scientific explanation of a miracle need not, in any way, remove an item from the category of miracle. I highly recommend a read of C.S. Lewis' "Miracles". Below are a few excerpts which I ...
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According to the Catholic Church, what did Jesus mean by saying "Neither this man nor his parents sinned"?

The Catholic Haydock Commentary on this verse says: Ver. 3. When Christ says that neither he nor his parents had sinned, we must not understand that he was born without original sin, nor even that ...
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To what extent do Mormons believe that miraculous healing happens in our days?

Yes, Mormons believe in gifts and miracles of both spiritual and physical healing in these days. Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles gave a talk in 2010 called Healing the Sick. ...
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Miracles of the Bible versus the Qur'an

The magicians of Pharaoh performed miracles, copying Moses' works when Moses was sent to Egypt to deliver Israel. And the magicians of Egypt did so with their enchantments: and Pharaoh's heart was ...
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Miracles of the Bible versus the Qur'an

The simplest answer is that our acceptance of a recorded miracle is contingent on whether we think that record is accurate or not. As a Christian I personally believe that the Bible is the inspired ...
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Are there non-medical miracles that can get a person beatified/canonized?

Yes. Miracles for beatification or canonisation do not have to be medical. The Congregation for the Causes of Saints, the Vatican investigative body, only retain, on a general basis, medical experts, ...
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If miracles stopped after the Apostles, then why are there admonitions to pray over people?

It is important to distinguish between cessation of spiritual gifts being bestowed on individuals, and cessation of all miraculous events entirely. Cessationists consider the first case (individual ...
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How does Catholic Church view the new school of thought on multiplication of bread by Jesus?

Denial of miracles is one characteristic of the heresy of Modernism. Doctors of the Church did not deny the miraculous nature of the multiplication of the loaves: The multiplication of the loaves ...
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Are there any biblical accounts of women performing a miracle from God?

I'm assuming this isn't quite what you're looking for, but it would feel wrong to not mention this important miracle: A virgin woman gave birth. Matthew 1:23-25. It could probably be argued that ...
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If Christ has all power to perform miracles, how is that that "he could there do no mighty work" save that He healed a few?

In John 6:29, "Jesus answered them, 'This is the work of God, that you believe in him whom he has sent.'" Jesus did not do His healing works merely for the sake of healing. He came to restore faith in ...
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Are there any examples where the non-believers demanding a miracle for the proof of Catholic faith and a saint succeeding in performing it?

On more than one occasion, at Fanjeaux and Montréal, in order to resolve theological disputes between Albigensian heretics and Catholics, the Albigensians challenged St. Dominic to throw his book in ...
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Do Cessationists reject Lee Strobel and Craig S. Keener's books collating modern-day miracle reports?

Apologies for the slightly sarcastic tone of this answer but I suppose the opinion of a Cessationist would lean towards sarcasm. The question in my mind is basically "What do doubters think about ...
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What is the Catholic view of water being turned into wine at Cana?

In Catholicism, the miracle at Cana is frequently associated with the Sacrament of Marriage as one popular choice of Gospel Readings because: Jesus and Mary were there: the couple inviting them to be ...
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What is the difference between "miraculous" and "supernatural"?

C.S. Lewis viewed consideration of the miraculous, that is to say one's perception of a perceived or recorded event within nature, to be directly informed by one's worldview; i.e. naturalist or super-...
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What are Christian apologetics refutations of the objections posited by the site: Why Won't God Heal Amputees?

The question given wasn't why won't God heal amputees, but "Have any Christian apologists published refutations to the objections posited by the site: "Why Won't God Heal Amputees?" The ...
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Which battle won by Judah or the United Kingdom of Israel that was won miraculously had the greatest number of enemy casualties?

Sorry to disagree with the OP's premise but the Bible indeed describes the Battle of Mount Zemaraim as a miraculous victory for Judah. Unfortunately the enemy in this case was Israel. Judah's army was ...
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In a Eucharistic miracle, do the communicants still partake of the sacrament?

The short answer is “no;” the products of a Eucharistic miracle such as the one in Lanciano, no longer have the substantial and sacramental presence of Christ. A little background on how the ...
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What explanation did the Catholic Church give regarding the incorruptible bodies?

Not every saint is expected to have an incorruptible corpse. Although incorruptibility is recognized as supernatural, it is no longer counted as a miracle in the recognition of a saint (The ...
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Why did the disciples have to be silent about the supernatural event of the Transfiguration? (Catholic perspective)

St. Thomas Aquinas, in his Commentary on the Gospel of St. Matthew, writes on v. 17:9: Afterwards, the command to delay the revelation of this vision is related; hence, he says, And as they came ...
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Did Jesus heal a person with a chromosome defect?

The Bible was written down about two thousand years ago, when nothing was known about "Chromosome defects". So the Bible writers didn't record whether any of the people Jesus healed had ...
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Does Protestant and Christian denominations have stories to tell about bilocation?

According to Wikipedia, bilocation does not appear to be restricted to only pious people within the Catholic Church: The concept of bilocation has appeared in early Greek philosophy, shamanism, ...
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Are there any examples where the non-believers demanding a miracle for the proof of Catholic faith and a saint succeeding in performing it?

Are there any examples where the non-believers demanding a miracle for the proof of Catholic faith and a saint succeeding in performing one? There is the famous story of St. Anthony and the donkey! ...
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What is the biblical basis for spiritual encounters leading to instant deliverance from addictions?

I think it will be hard to draw a straight line between biblical accounts which are most often painted with a brush of possession and things which nowadays are labeled addiction. The closest I've ...
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Which denominations believe in modern angelic interventions?

Most denominations that I know of believe that angels are always involved in human affairs without being noticed by anyone (Heb 31:2) and are almost never physically manifesting themselves to people. ...
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How do Christian apologists defend the credibility of the miracles reported in the gospel accounts?

A common issue seen in these 'higher criticisms' is that they place huge credibility on their own thought processes but start from a point that the Bible accounts must not be credible. Some of the ...
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Is it superstitious to have a worldview where supernatural interventions are not just possible but likely?

Keep in mind that "logical" and "rational" do not imply "philosophical materialism" in any way. Logic is a process by which one builds valid conclusions out of known ...
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What are Christian apologetics refutations of the objections posited by the site: Why Won't God Heal Amputees?

One Christian apologetics site I frequently use has published an article that refutes the arguments made by the anti-Christian website articles you refer to. The articles suggest that because God ...
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