In our culture, the word "miracle" has been misused, overused, and abused. The marketplace is crowded with miracle cures, miracle foods, and miracle gad- gets. Some Christians loosely use the word miracle to indicate God's help, such as in a medical healing. So how do we identify the supernatural intervention of God from the hype and the hope?
According to Herbert Lockyer: "A miracle has been defined as a work performed by a Divine Power for a divine purpose by means beyond the reach of mankind." By that measure, you're about to read the true accounts of twenty-five honest-to-goodness mira- cles.
There's the prisoner in a Russian gulag who was instantaneously healed of a life-ending knife gash across his torso. And the "impossible" story of a tramp who gave a pastor a rusty tin can, which when opened, contained $10,000 in cash. Or the young missionary who was confronted during a service by townspeople who demanded that he raise a man from the dead, whose body they had wheeled into the meeting
Believers will have their faith and devotion to God strengthened. Skeptics will be challenged as they read these stories and then decide for themselves if these miracles are miracles indeed.