Health and Disease

In what ways are followers of Jesus demonstrating God's loving character through caring for the sick, preventing disease, and even attempting to eradicate some diseases?

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Reflection: Scripture as International Development: Ezekiel 47, Psalm 1, and Revelation 22: “Leaves for Healing”

by Beth Snodderly

The current Ebola crisis and many plagues throughout history have at their root a lack of good sanitation which would be present in any society following the principles of God’s Word. The Old Testament is full of instructions to Israel for national development—personal, societal, health, sanitation, spiritual, etc. The principles from God’s instructions to Israel can help any society figure out how to start getting things right—international development. Being right with God is at the root of the solution in every case, including fighting disease.

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