A gracEmail reader says: “I believe that God still works but not in supernatural ways. Today God works through natural law. Miracles in the Bible go against or supercede natural law. God has stopped doing miracles.”
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God is supernatural and all his works are supernatural by definition. What we call “natural” activities are merely the usual or ordinary ways we observe God working in the universe. “Laws of nature” are nothing but our conclusions based on inductive reasoning, formed by observation of the ordinary courses of the created world around us.
There is no “law of nature” apart from God himself, standing over him and requiring his submission. What we call “supernatural” is really just God doing something (or doing it in a way) that he does not do so regularly that we take it for granted and label it “natural.” Nothing in Scripture requires one to think that God limits his unusual activity of power (“miracles”) to any particular era of human history. God is not dead — he is not even retired.
Many years ago, the Lord vividly impressed me with the words of Psalm 115:3 — “Our God is in the heavens and he does whatever he wishes.” What a God! What a privilege and grace to know him and to be in relationship with him through his Son Jesus Christ! What a joy to know that he can do whatever he wishes, and that all his wishes for us are for our ultimate and eternal good!