Why Is It So Much Easier For Jesus To Perform Miracles When He Said We Would Do Even Greater Things? (podcast)
In this episode Greg discusses the miracles of Jesus, particularly looking at why we struggle to perform them.
You’ve argued that since God is all-good, he’s always doing the most he can do in every situation to bring about good. But you have also argued that prayer can change God’s mind. How are these two beliefs compatible?
We hope you’ve enjoyed this series on hearing and responding to God. In this last video on the topic, Greg discusses the significance of the fact that God IS love, and how our communion with him is the product of God’s eternal loving nature. You can watch the earlier installments here, here, here, and here. ***Bonus: Greg experiences a…
Podcast: If Paul Couldn’t Get HIS Thorn Removed, Why Should We Think OUR Prayers for Healing Will Be Answered?
Greg considers why Paul was unable to get his thorn removed, and argues that we should not universalize Paul’s situation to all of ours. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0182.mp3
If asked why Jesus had to die on the cross, most Christians today would immediately answer, “To pay for my sins.” Jesus certainly paid the price for our sins, but it might surprise some reader to learn that this wasn’t the way Christians would answer this question for the first thousand years of Church history.…
When does our story end? Greg talks about suicide and praying for the dead. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0414.mp3
Though Jesus dealt a final blow to Satan’s kingdom through the cross and resurrection, the New Testament makes it clear that Satan is still viewed as the “god of this world” (2 Cor 4:4), “the ruler of the power of the air” (Eph 2:2) who heads a rebel kingdom (Rev 9:9-11) and through whom he…