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What is a miracle?
An extraordinary event which defies the laws of nature; some people believe that it occurs from the intervention of god
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Name 2 types of miracle
1. defies the laws of nature ( strict ) 2. lucky coincidence
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Give 2 examples of a strict miracle
1. walking on water 2. flying out of danger
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Give 2 examples of miracles which are lucky coincidences
1. surviving a car crash 2. surviving cancer
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Is a miracle an act of god? yes or no explain
Yes: because some times when somebody is ill and all the odds are against them and they are cured then they may feel like they were saved for a reason
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Is a miracle an act of god? yes or no explain
No: because some miracles (strict) are just impossible and i don't think somebody would need to interfere with the laws of physics
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Give 4 examples of miracles from scripture
1.resurrection of Jesus 2. calming of the sea 3. healing the blind man 4. parting of the read sea
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Name 4 examples of miracles from history
1. 9/11 stairwell survivors 2.Dynamo walking on water 3. the statue that drank milk for only 24 hours 4.the 14 year old girl who found the statue of Mary and when she died at 22 her body is still perfectly preserved
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What are the 3 things god is known for being?
1. Omnipotent 2. Omnibenevolent 3. omnisient
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What the the 3 O's of god mean ?
1.all powerful 2. all loving 3. all knowing
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What is evidence of miracles?
using the evidence of particular miracles to prove they had happened
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What is evidence for miracles?
Reason for accepting miracles and believing they happened
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What are 4 of David Hume's anti-miracle views
1. Witnesses are unreliable 2. all religions seek miracles to prove there god and are therefore conflicting 3. never enough evidence 4. people who believe in miracles are uneducated, primitive fools
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