Pressing the Door to the Supernatural (1 of 4) by Frank Damazio
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Series: Supernatural - Power Of God Today
Introduction: We believe the power of God is for people today! There is substantial biblical evidence showing that healing ministry and miraculous spiritual gifts were the chief demonstration of the redeeming power of the cross that accompanied the preaching of the gospel in the New Testament church. The cross is the heart of the gospel, the center of gravity in New Testament faith, first and foremost in the atonement and the forgiveness of sins. The cross is the basis for all God's works in our lives - to forgive us, restore us, heal our brokenness and touch our physical needs. Signs and wonders reveal the nature of God.
A primary purpose for the release of the supernatural, or moving into the miracle realm, is for people to see and believe God. The potential for releasing the supernatural is in and through the cross. The cross is the fountainhead from which all blessings flow, including miracles, healings, and the power of the kingdom. In this message, we are pushing on the door that opens all of God's resources and power - all of that which is supernatural is available to us. We believe 1 John 3.8: "For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that He might destroy the works of the devil."
The lack of miracles works like a thief, stealing precious revelation that is within the grasp of every man, woman, and child. Arnold Toynbee says that believing in miracles is a basic necessity of mankind: "The fundamental need of our world today is a rebirth of belief in the supernatural. If this rebirth is not forthcoming from the more progressive creators of our mechanical culture, it may come from the 'backward' peoples like the natives of Africa and Asia, to those who have not yet become victims of the proud materialism of the Great Powers." With scientific inquiry, miracles have lost ground. We must redeem the idea of the supernatural and see its true s ...
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