The Big Question: What's the Difference Between Miracles and Magic?

by Elena Tafone

The Bible is full of incredible feats—Jesus turning water to wine, the many loaves and fishes, the resurrection of Lazarus. While not as grand, we’re still surrounded by little wonders every day. Hunches that prove to be true. Moments that seem too perfect to be mere coincidence. Some call them miracles. Others may call them magic. Which are they? And, what’s the difference between the miracles and magic? It’s a question we asked pastors, authors, and even a few magicians.