How many miracles happen each year?

How many miracles happen each year?

Question: How many miracles happen per year?

Answer: To answer this question we must first have a better understanding of miracles. First, take an overall look at the miracles which happened in the New Testament. Are those those type of miracles happening today? Miracles were used for 4 purposes:

1. The first purpose of the miracles was to prove that Jesus is Deity/God. (John 1:1-3; 20:30; Acts 2:22). Why would John have made a record of these miracles, if Jesus were still performing miracles today? 

2. The second purpose of the miracles was to confirm God's word to those who heard (Mark 16:20; Hebrews 2:1-4).

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Speaking in Tongues: Does it happen today?

Speaking in Tongues: Does it happen today?

This past weekend I was asked to speak at SOAR Youth Rally in Augusta, GA. The whole weekend was centered around finding answers to questions that we might have when it comes to our personal faith or doctrinal questions to receive clearer answers. I was asked to teach on "Speaking in Tongues: What does the bible say and does it happen today?" I had a great response to the class and wanted to share my notes with the Walking in His Footsteps audience.

By the end of this article, I want us to understand the biblical purpose for speaking in tongues vs. speaking in tongues today and compare the two to see if they are the same. From that we can decide if people speak in tongues today. However, In order to talk about speaking in tongues, we must first understand the concept.

What is a “tongue”? (not the organ in your mouth) When you see the word tongue, it simply means – a language, a human spoken language. Like English, Spanish, French – those could all be considered tongues.

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