Skeptical Of Stigmata

Q. This week, I watched a report about the Stigmata, where certain pious Catholics exhibit wounds in the palms of their hands and feet, mimicking Christ’s wounds while He was being crucified. I can’t find any scriptural evidence on this. I am skeptical of these “signs and wonders”. Please share your thoughts on this.

A. I too am skeptical. I don’t doubt that these things happen, but I do question the supernatural source. Jesus said that the only sign we’d be given that He is who He claimed to be is that He’d spend 3 days and 3 nights in the heart of the earth. (Matt. 12:40) He did that and it should be sufficient for us.

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