irrefutable proof of the
Divinity of the Messiah
Jesus answered and said unto them, go and shew John again those things which ye do hear and see: the blind receive their sight, and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the poor have the gospel preached to them. And blessed is he, whosoever shall not be offended in me. (Mt. 11,4-6)
These statements of Christ will be cause for conflict and contradiction: the famous Pharisees will deny the divinity of His doings "... but who do you think you are?".
But He can not be content with words and proclamations. Making miracles is the only way for Him to proof that He is the God who incarnated in man. And the miracles, that He had made, are His irrefutable proofs of this.
The word miracle indeed means any phenomenon produced by a supernatural force because it escapes the usual laws of nature. It is also confirmed in the popular lexicon, when it is said: "I can not make miracles... I can not do the impossible!"
can perform miracles?
There has never been a man even if canonized saint who would be able to perform a miracle which is above nature.
And this also true to Madonna, who is the most exalted creature, but still human. Yet, especially for believers, the appeal to one or another saint has exactly this motivation - expectation of great miracle.
Immediately clarify the misunderstanding: the request for a grace, a miracle, is always addressed to God, but is done through the intercession of the saint who we ask to help. This being declared with certainty by the Church: the saint, standing before God, may apply for and obtain what is asked in faith.
In fact Jesus is true God and true man, one day he said "Ask what you need, ask me insistently, even if you do not deserve it for your sins, and i answer your requests if you will be insistent".
As the language with God is pray, uncongenial to many of us, we rely on saints to intercede for us.
When the grace is obtained we should not only make a gesture of gratitude to the saint who has obtained mercy, but we should also say with faith, ...