Miracle

In God's universe He is both immanent and transcendent. The powers of nature are limited, but God is able to introduce unto infinity therein whatever He wills to do. His own works as manifest in creation and providence are hardly to be classed as miracles. They are rather the normal works of God in His own particular sphere of action. What is natural with God may be supernatural with man.

Theology properly distinguishes the miracles of the Old Testament from the marvels of the New Testament. The latter are characterized by the fact that they were wrought either by Christ personally or by others whose undertakings were accomplished in the name of Christ.

The evidence supporting miracles as a reality is the same as for any supernatural feature of divine revelation.

Consideration should be given to the supernatural power of Satan (Rev. 13:13-15; cf. Isa. 14:12, 1617). That Satan has power to perform supernatural things is clearly indicated in the Scripture (2 Thess. 2:9).

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