The cessation of the charismataPatristic and mediaeval marvelsRoman Catholic miraclesIrvingite giftsFaith-healingMind-cure. Counterfeit Miracles has 66 ratings and 6 reviews. Dominic said: This is actually a series of lectures given by B.B. Warfield, a key figure in conservati. The Banner of Truth Trust, , pgs. Summary: A series of lectures on counterfeit miracles given in to The book is divided up.

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Ray Cannata rated it really liked it Apr 05, Return to Book Page. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Once the apostolic message was written the the miracles ceased.

Of course, I should have already have known this when Calvin in his introduction to his Institutes, refuted his Catholic’s opponent’s claim to orthodoxy by citing the many miracles which has occurred among them by pointing that his doctrine too was confirmed by many miracles and signs and wonders, the miracles and signs and wonders of the Apostles, which Calvin of course does claim to teach faithfully.

No proposition clearly perceived to be false, however, can possibly be validated to us by any miracle whatever; and the perception of the proposition as clearly false relieves us at once from the duty of examining into the miraculous character of its alleged support and invalidates any claim which that support can put in to miraculous character—prior to all investigation. Chris Sicks rated it it was amazing Mar 31, Open Preview See a Problem? There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


Books by Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield. David B.n.warfield rated it it was amazing Aug 04, Overall, although the language is a bit ponderous and careful, but a readable work and not dull at all, especially when in the course of prodding through these difficult matters, one would be occasionally treated to some snide humour and wit. This is actually a series of lectures given by B.

Banji Adenusi rated it really liked it Dounterfeit 10, Trivia About Counterfeit Miracles. Joe rated it it was amazing Feb 09, Frank Gantz rated it it was amazing Jul 13, He also discusses the miraculous events surrounding a group of 19th century charismatics, the Irvingist, complete with prophesies, speaking in tongues, healings, etc, but which movement has more or less died when the prophesies have failed to come to pass.

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Refresh and try again. However, Warfield notes that there are some very interesting and disturbing parallels between the miracles reported by the patristic fathers like St Augustine and some of the pagan miracle tales which has already existed before, which doubtlessly points to a convenient co-opting of pagan miracle stories by Christians as the Christian faith became much more widespread which was somewhat uncritically recorded down by St Augustine.

However, once the apostles died, divine revelation ceased with them and so did the need to perform signs and wonders to confirm their apostolic office and divine revelation. He begins, well, at the beginning, with the New Testament and the apostolic age.

B. B. Warfield, Counterfeit Miracles

Don Bryant rated it liked it Oct 14, But I guess the most important thing which this book b.b.warfiepd taught me is the true rational behind the cessation of miracles and sign and wonders, that miracles intricately and indissolubly tied to divine revelation and apostolic authority as their proper signs, and that naturally once the apostles died and divine revelation has ceased, so would the miracles which were the signs and confirmation of their message.


Want to Read saving…. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Counterfeif rated it really liked it Mar 30, Douglas Adu-Boahen rated it it was amazing Mar 13, Drew Cunningham rated it really liked it Dec 21, Thus, only the apostles could grant the power counterveit perform miracles upon their disciples as a sign and confirmation of the divine revelation to which they have been entrusted and to their apostleship.

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The reports and witnesses to miracles only started to balloon during the time of St Augustine onwards and positively mirqcles during the medieval age. A helpful overview of the historical data.

Jose rated it really liked it Oct 30, A good critique of Roman Catholic miracles, faith healing, mind curing, and other modern “miracles. Weir rated it really liked it Aug 11,