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.
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?
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. Episode 27 http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0027.mp3
Greg and Dan get touchy in this very handy episode on ‘the laying on of hands.’ http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0210.mp3
Despite the fact that the Bible is full of prayerful people, most churches today don’t pray very much at all. In fact, we barely talk about prayer, even though it’s one of the most foundational pieces of the Christian faith. I recently went on a 37,000-mile prayer pilgrimage around the world, a modern re-working of…
Martin Sharman via Compfight Jesus taught us to pray in a way that recognizes that God’s will isn’t manifested in evil; it’s manifested when he and his people revolt against it. Jesus tells us that the cry of our heart is to be for God’s kingdom to come and his will to be done “on…
A reader contacted Greg asking about making “right decisions” assuming an open future and in light of the fact that God seems to rarely speak clearly. In this first response, Greg acknowledges that even with the best of intentions, our decisions can have outcomes that are unexpected even to God! How can we move forward…