The following articles are related to the topic of HEALING

What Does the Bible Say About Miracles?

In discussing the theme of biblical miracles, several important areas of consideration must be surveyed. First, exactly what is a miracle? People use that term rather loosely-frequently, not at all in a scriptural sense. And what are those tell-tale traits that identify the miracle and distinguish it from a natural phenomenon? If folks only knew what to look for in ... read more »

I’m a Good Christian. So Why Am I Sick and Poor?

A gentleman who professed an identification with the Lord, became quite disenchanted with Christianity. When an interested friend inquired as to the nature of his problem, he replied: "According to the Bible, God promised that those who follow him will be blessed with health and prosperity. As I observe Christian people, I see vast numbers who are sick and poor. ... read more »

Struggling with Life’s Injustices

A gentleman who professed an identification with the Lord, became quite disenchanted with Christianity. When an interested friend inquired as to the nature of his problem, he replied: According to the Bible, God promised that those who follow him will be blessed with health and prosperity. As I observe Christian people, I see vast numbers who are sick and poor. ... read more »

A Poignant Invitation to a Wayward People

One of David's burning ambitions was to build a "house" for his God. He was not permitted to engage in that enterprise, however, because he had "shed much blood" (1 Chronicles 22:8). It therefore fell to Solomon, a less-aggressive ruler, to build the temple on behalf of Jehovah (1 Kings 5:3-5). The temple must have been magnificent beyond description. The ... read more »

Don’t Judge Me!

One of the most frequent rebukes that we receive from irate readers is this: "Oh, you are judging!" If there is one passage in the Bible with which the critics are familiar, surely it is this one: "Judge not, that you be not judged" (Mt. 7:1). They have no clue as to what the text means, but they know that ... read more »

How Do I Cope with Bitterness?

"Some while ago my husband left me for another woman.I have tried to entertain a forgiving spirit (even though he has never asked for my forgiveness), but at times, especially if I see him in public somewhere, I have flashes of anger and resentment.I feel guilty about this, and I am concerned for my soul.Can you offer any suggestions?" While ... read more »

Sincere but Wrong—Dead Wrong

John Wayne "Punkin" Brown Jr. was a preacher for a Pentecostal-type church. He's now dead. He still would be alive but for the fact that he believed false doctrine. Before his ascension back into heaven, Jesus commissioned his apostles to preach the gospel to the whole creation. In connection therewith, the Lord promised he would confirm the validity of their ... read more »

Larry King Hosts Pat Boone, Max Lucado, and Others

There may be no greater devastation for a parent, or even a grandparent, than to see one of their offspring fatally injured - or nearly so. Our hearts are deeply touched when we observe such anxiety. It is even a greater sadness when loved ones expect a "miracle" in such an instance - only to wait, heart-broken, in vain. From ... read more »

What About that Two-Stage Miracle?

"In Mark 8:22-26 there is the record of where Jesus healed a blind man. Why did Christ put his hands on the man twice, to restore his sight? Was his power inadequate on the first try?" Let us carefully consider the facts of this case. For the record, we cite the full text (which has no parallel in the other ... read more »

The Sea of Galilee: A Silent Witness

In the northeastern area of Palestine, there is a rather ordinary body of water. The dimensional features are unimpressive. It is approximately thirteen miles in length (north to south) and some seven miles in breadth (east to west). It is in a depression, 695 feet below sea level, and it has a maximum depth of 165 feet. In the Scriptures, ... read more »