Existence of God and the Rise of Atheism #2: Divine Miracles and Heavenly Blessings

"Sunday Afternoon Sermon" God is a God of Miracles Believers live in a world teeming with wonderous miracles.  Because of their faith they witness the innumerable miracles of nature and creation that surround them.  Because of their faith they receive countless miracles of healing, protection, preservation, and providence.  After all, "God is a God of … Continue reading Existence of God and the Rise of Atheism #2: Divine Miracles and Heavenly Blessings

Law and Religion: Refusing Medical Care and Vaccinations for Religious Reasons

Most religions believe in the power of faith and prayer to comfort and heal the sick. For most of these sects, religious healing accompanies conventional medical care. A few of these sects rely exclusively on religious healing. They oppose medical care. They put their trust in God. To rely on human medical treatment is to … Continue reading Law and Religion: Refusing Medical Care and Vaccinations for Religious Reasons

Raised from the Dead: Ephraim Hanks and Nancy Johnson

The miracle of raising the dead is one of the rarest and most sacred of all miracles. Jesus promised that His prophets, apostles, and disciples, would have His power to raise the dead. (Matthew 10:8; 4 Nephi 1:5) The Prophet Joseph Smith observed, “God can raise the dead, through man as an instrument.” (Teachings, p. … Continue reading Raised from the Dead: Ephraim Hanks and Nancy Johnson

Raised from the Dead: Matthew Cowley and the New Zealanders

The miracle of raising the dead is one of the most exceptional and sacred miracles.  During his mortal ministry Jesus raised several people from the dead, including, the daughter of Jairus (Mark 5: 22-42), the widow’s son in Nain (Luke 7: 11-17), and Lazarus (John 11: 1-46).  Of course, these miracles foreshadowed the greatest miracle … Continue reading Raised from the Dead: Matthew Cowley and the New Zealanders

Heavenly Father and Jesus are Gods of Miracles

Albert Einstein observed: "There are only two ways to live your life. One is a though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle." People of faith live in a world filled with wondrous miracles. Sadly, agnostics and atheists, live in a dreary world devoid of miracles. There are an infinite … Continue reading Heavenly Father and Jesus are Gods of Miracles