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Healing Miracles Do Not Happen Today"Do You Agree?Give Reasons to Support Your Answer and Show That You Have Thought About Different Points Of View. You Must Refer to Christianity in Your Answer.

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"Healing Miracles Do Not Happen Today"Do You Agree?Give Reasons to Support Your Answer and Show That You Have Thought About Different Points Of View. You Must Refer to Christianity in Your Answer. As well as Jesus' own miracle working, the Gospel describes how he authorised the twelve apostles to work similar wonders in his name. The disciples performed these in the early years of the church' history, after Jesus' death and resurrection. Although the New Testament only deals with the early life of the church, there is a strong argument in believing that from the time of Jesus people have developed the power to heal others. Miracles and healing are "spiritual gifts" along with the gifts of teaching and administration. ...read more.

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Miracles in Lourdes, a small village in the northern France, which is closely associated with God and the miracles he performs there. On Friday October 9th, 1987, a man who had been paralysed for 3 years, having suffered with multiple sclerosis, was claimed to be healed. On the 21st February 1999, the miracle was deemed official. It had complied with all of the church' criteria to declare a miracle. I had been sudden and unforeseen. It was permanent, the man had been able to walk ever since, and he had received no treatment prior to the miracle, which could have influenced the outcome. However there are people who are sceptical in believing that miracles still occur today. ...read more.

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Recently Padre Pio, an Italian man, developed the same wounds in his hands as Christ had developed through crucifixion. Many people said that this was a miracle however many believed the wounds had to be self-inflicted. When Padre Pio went to Rome to see Pope John Paul, the Pope carefully examined these wounds and there was much discussion about whether this man should indeed be deemed a saint. These miracles prove that Jesus has chosen particular people to serve as shinning examples of a Christian way of life for the new millennium." It shows Christians today that Jesus is alive within us as he continues his work through many of us today. Despite the fakes and the failures, Jesus is still spiritually alive on the earth today and personally, I do believe that is miracle-working power is still with many of us today. ...read more.

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