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God is not what Christ forbids – Brad Jersak

"Put away from you all bitterness and wrath and anger and wrangling and slander, together with all malice. Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ has forgiven you." Eph. 4:31-332

Q&R: “If God isn’t controlling, what about prayer, healing & miracles?” Brad Jersak

Question: I have just finished reading A More Christlike God. I found your book challenging and spiritually uplifting. I have a few queries. First, if God doesn’t "do control," are miracles off the table? Are the miracles in the Gospels and Acts to be viewed as exceptions in ushering in his kingdom and not something we should expect? Second, following your advice, I try to avoid seeing prayer as either (1) a way to get our wishes or (2) taking the opposite line of being a fatalist. But I am having trouble understanding how to structure prayer when God doesn’t "do control." Take healing as an example. Let’s say a friend had cancer. I ...