We are grateful for another day among the living and dead on this side. However we declare that many have come to distort and attempt to use the Word of God and the Church. Sadly we see this in the multitude of Lost Devilish Preachers.
WE WILL CONTINUE OUR MESSAGES OF TRUTH. THUS, WE COME TO DENOUNCE ALL OF THE FALSE PROPHETS. BUT IF THE REMNANT AMONG THE LOST PREACHERS DO NOT SPEAK UP YOU WILL ALSO FOLLOW THE FOOLS OF THE PULPITS TO HELL.
Peace and Love,
Carl Patton writing for the FreedomJournal February 16, 2002 in the year of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
THE MEDICAL COMMUNITY AND HEALING
THE MIRACLE OF HEALING
PART 97: DOCTORS, HEALING, THE
MESSIAH NEW COVENANT/ NEW LAW
the name of Jehovah God, Master of the universe, Ruler of the earth.
Did the role of healers change when
Jesus Christ walked the earth? Also did the role of doctors and healers further
change with the ascension of Jesus Christ and the beginning of the New
Covenant? What is most beneficial to medical historianís knowledge of prayer
and healing or the historical development of healing?
During the 1st century
Therefore, early Christianity in a
way began a campaign of critiquing the Levitical Law regarding health care. The
people that were chronically ill were restricted and rebuked under the
Levitical Law. However, Jesus and his disciples made an effort to reach out to
the chronically ill. This appeal was directly made to the lepers, the blind and
the lame. (Matt. 10: 8, Mark 14:3).
Also, early Christianity began to
re-classify the cause of illness and health problems. Previously illness had
been noted as due to a violation of some aspect of the Covenant. So the move to
Christianity by the Hebrew people most likely enhanced the delivery of health
care and healing.
Christianity also extended an open
door to all people, Jews and Gentiles. Now many people who could not afford the
fees charged in previous times could now get healing. (Matt. 10: 8). For
example there had been a previous tradition of traveling to a shrine in order
to get healed. But Christianity with its emphasis on faith stated that travel
to a shrine was not necessary (Matt. 8:8). Also Christianity declared that
healing was not administered at a certain or specific time (Mark 3: 2-5).
However, many of the aspects of
healing under the Levitical Law remained intact. For example the traditions
surrounding miraculous healing (Acts , ).
The health care systems at the rise
of Christianity included a variety of options for the patients. However prayer
(then and today) was the first. Although many healing specialists existed, many
were not legitimate. Nonetheless the family was most likely the primary
caretaker for the ill. (II Sam. 13: 5-6, Matt. 8: 14).
Meanwhile, medical technology was in
an infant stage. Thus, simple problems at best were benefited. For example the
life expectancy was limited to less than 40 years. This was mainly due to
trauma caused by accidents. Stress and strife due to illness and accidents also
were factors along with malnutrition and disease.
So as we look to the past we find the
direct relationship of health care and healing with religion. Thus health care
and healing historically have had a direct influence by the Creator as has all
As we look at the transitions from
the ancient world to the new and contemporary world, the revelations are still
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