Essay about God Is Not The Author Of Confusion

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INTRODUCTION God is not the author of confusion, the Bible is clear in revealing not only the reality of miraculous events in the Book of Acts but also their purpose. One of the main purposes of the miracles in the Book of Acts was to create a platform for preaching and evangelism for the Apostles. The miracles in the book of Acts were not for the direct benefit of those performing the miracles or for material purposes. They were for the purpose of authenticating the message about Jesus.
GENUINE MIRACLES Miracles are seals of a divine mission. The inspired authors used them as proof that they were messengers of God. Jesus Christ appealed to miracles as undeniable proof of his divine mission. Miracles are unexplainable by nature and beyond power of man; “A true miracle is an event in the external world brought about by the immediate agency or the simple volition of God, operating without the use of means capable of being discerned by the senses, and designed to authenticate the divine commission of a religious teacher and the truth of his message (John 2:18; Matt. 12:38).” Miracles are fitted to transmit the presence and power of God. When Jesus Christ performed signs and wonders, even his enemies did not deny them: they attempted to explain them away or attribute to some other source. The rulers of the people and the elders of Israel did not doubt that Peter and John had performed a miracle, when they healed the lame man at the temple; instead they…

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