When medical doctors seem unable to resolve our physical ailments, where can the Christian turn? Is it acceptable to pursue any and all other options? If the treatment works, isn’t that sufficient reason to use it? Are there hidden dangers we need to be aware of?
"It seems that when Paul said, do your best to come before winter—he was simply saying, Before winter, Timothy, or never! If you don't do it now; if you don't come before winter—it will be too late." This writing is a good lesson on commitment and brotherly love.
Is God interested in the state of my health? Does sickness indicate that a person is not pleasing Him? Even though we have faith to be healed of physical ailments, He may choose to not restore health; but we may depend upon Him for spiritual healing, always.
The last verses of the Book of James are an earnest appeal to let prayer and praise hallow every part of life.This includes the area of our health. When sickness comes God is concerned about our need and has given instructions on how to seek healing from Him.
Coronavirus! What can I do to prepare? Should I be alarmed? Preparation is always wise. Have you prepared your heart for coronavirus? Have you prepared your heart spiritually? “Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; and let him return unto the Lord"
Although many people may skip meals for various reasons Biblical fasting is always to have a spiritual purpose. Fasting is not a way to force God to do what you want Him to but it does bring blessing and power to those who practice it rightly.
Impaired or enlarged—which will we choose? Without question God will allow us to suffer in our earth journey. One option leads to a narrowed view and ability to serve others. The choice to see God involved in our lives helps us reach out, beyond our suffering, to others. Which will we choose?
Pointers on how to think the truth, thoughts that our Maker wants us to dwell on, so that the marvelous minds He gave us will continue to function in the way that He designed and be a blessing to His kingdom.
While the current pandemic seems novel, there have been similar situations in the past. As you struggle to cope with “lockdowns”, learn of a man writing from a Roman prison how you can be free even during a lockdown. There is cause for hope, and more reasons than ever to share Jesus with the world.