A miracle is an event attributed to divine intervention. The Bible contains many examples of miracles in both the Old and New Testaments. According to the Gospel of John, before Jesus began his public ministry, he attended a wedding in Cana with his mother Mary and some of his disciples. During the wedding feast, Jesus performed a miracle that involved changing water into wine. John indicates that this was the first miracle of Jesus, or at least the first that was witnessed by his disciples. But does God perform miracles today? There seems to be a number of accounts where some today have claimed to either witness or be part of a miracle. While I cannot validate those accounts, I can explain a situation in our family that was a miracle.

There was a time in my life before salvation, I enjoyed the party scene and even had a bar stocked with many of my friends including Jim Beam, Johnny Walker and, of course, Old Grand Dad. One Friday morning, one of our sons who was fourteen (14) at the time, asked if he could visit a female friend after school. I said okay and told him to walk to the Bowling Alley where I was bowling in a league and to be there before 9:00PM. Although the area that he was visiting was not in the best of neighborhoods, I didn’t think it would be a problem since it was just a few blocks to the Bowling Alley. What we didn’t know was that somehow he had managed to confiscated a bottle of Old Grand Dad from the bar.

At the Bowling Alley, things were going great and I was on my way to an excellent three-game series. About mid-way through the second game, however, I received a telephone call from Adventist Hospital. The Nurse caller said that my son was admitted by ambulance, that he looked like he had been beaten, and did they have my permission to treat him. The fear that came over me during that call was overwhelming, and after giving them permission to treat him, I told my wife of the situation. I finished the second game and immediately, my wife and I drove to the hospital.

When we finally got to see our son who had several cuts and bruises, we soon realized that he had not been beaten but was intoxicated and that he would be alright after he spent the night at the hospital. Our miracle, however, became clear when we started to put together the facts about what had occurred. After he walked his friend home, he apparently didn’t know what to do with the rest of the Grand Dad which was about half-full. Since he didn’t want to pour it out and couldn’t conceal it enough to take back home, he decided to consume all of it. According to the account of the ambulance driver, he was found face-down in a creek that was completely out of view from the main street. Because it was first thought to be an assault, the police were also involved. The miracle, however, was that the police could find no record of any 911 call reporting the incident, there was no way anyone could have seen him unless they came down to that creek, and there was no record of any ambulance being dispatched to transport him to the hospital. Was this a miracle? We believe it was and we are convinced that God still performs miracles today. I might add, that since that time, our son never again touched a drop of alcohol.

PS. If you want a simple step by step way to build a list in online presence and make money from social media, Click Here to learn about the only government approved way to make money on Facebook. (You will need to authorize the app to view the presentation.)


  1. It’s a pity you don’t have a donate button! I’d certainly donate to this fantastic blog! I suppose for now i’ll settle for bookmarking and adding your RSS feed to my Google account. I look forward to brand new updates and will talk about this blog with my Facebook group. Talk soon!

  2. Please let me know if you’re looking for a article writer for your blog. You have some really great articles and I think I would be a good asset. If you ever want to take some of the load off, I’d love to write some content for your blog in exchange for a link back to mine. Please blast me an e-mail if interested. Regards!

  3. Hello, i read your blog from time to time and i own a similar one and i was just curious if you get a lot of spam feedback? If so how do you reduce it, any plugin or anything you can advise? I get so much lately it’s driving me crazy so any assistance is very much appreciated.

  4. Hi there! I know this is kinda off topic nevertheless I’d figured I’d ask. Would you be interested in trading links or maybe guest writing a blog article or vice-versa? My website discusses a lot of the same subjects as yours and I believe we could greatly benefit from each other. If you happen to be interested feel free to send me an email. I look forward to hearing from you! Fantastic blog by the way!

  5. Appreciating the time and effort you put into your blog and detailed information you offer. It’s nice to come across a blog every once in a while that isn’t the same out of date rehashed information. Excellent read! I’ve saved your site and I’m including your RSS feeds to my Google account.

  6. I do like the way you have framed this particular problem and it really does give me personally a lot of fodder for thought. However, from what I have witnessed, I really wish as the reviews pack on that people today stay on point and don’t start on a tirade of the news of the day. All the same, thank you for this excellent piece and even though I can not agree with this in totality, I value the point of view.

  7. Hi are using WordPress for your blog platform? I’m new to the blog world but I’m trying to get started and create my own. Do you require any html coding knowledge to make your own blog? Any help would be really appreciated!

  8. My developer is trying to persuade me to move to .net from PHP. I have always disliked the idea because of the expenses. But he’s tryiong none the less. I’ve been using WordPress on a number of websites for about a year and am anxious about switching to another platform. I have heard great things about Is there a way I can transfer all my wordpress content into it? Any help would be really appreciated!

  9. Hi there! Would you mind if I share your blog with my zynga group? There’s a lot of folks that I think would really enjoy your content. Please let me know. Cheers

Comments are closed.