Health and Healing in the Bible

Daniel J. Simundson

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 10/1/1982

Issue: Healing (Vol. 2, No 4, Fall, 1982)

The Bible has obviously been a rich resource to religious people at times of sickness. Though we do not so readily admit it, the Bible has also been the source of some confusion and even some pain to others who have sought a clear word about their illness from the Holy Writ.The Bible has much to say about the subject of health and healing. My purpose in this essay is to try to draw together the various biblical ideas on health and healing into some manageable order. I have not researched what others have written on this subject but have tried to let the Bible speak its own word.

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