Jesus Christ as Healer
God Can Heal, He Will Heal, But What If He Doesn't?
How should a believer who has an illness pray to the Lord? In drawing attention to Daniel 3, this article explains that a believer can pray for healing, believing that God can heal, but also that God would bring glory to his own name if he decides not to bring healing.
Pentecostalism: A Work of the Holy Spirit or Some Other Spirit?
Now – And Not Yet The place of divine healing in the atonement
James 5:13-20 – Who You Gonna Call?
The Healing Power of the Local Church
He Heals All Your Diseases
"He heals all your diseases." How should Christians understand this declaration of the psalmist, and how must this shape their prayer for healing? First, we must know the lies about healing. Second, we must know how God wants us to pray for healing, and then learn to live out of trust in God.
The Holy Spirit: Special Topics
The Old Testament Promise of Material Blessings and the Contemporary Believer
Does the Old Testament advocate a prosperity gospel? How should we understand the teaching of texts like Leviticus 26, Deuteronomy 28, and Psalm 37?
Comfort While Living in a Dying Body
Church with Charisma
Questions and Answers About Healing, Tongues, and Prophecy
Finding a Place for Jesus as Healer in Reformed Mission in Africa
This article looks at attempts to explain the relationship between Jesus and healing in the African context. Do miracle healings occur? How can we conduct effective mission work in this cultural context?
The Gospel of Healing (Part 2)
This is the second half of two articles on the gospel of healing. This article shows that God does not promise healing to every believer. It is clear in the Bible that Paul had the gift of healing; however, he also did not heal everyone. Healing in the Bible was physical, but also serves as a parable and as a language of salvation.
The Gospel of Healing (Part 1)
This is the first half of two articles on the gospel of healing. This article looks at the health and wealth gospel. Working from Isaiah 53:5 and Psalm 103:3, the author shows that the promises here are of healing from sin. However, although Jesus is able to heal, He did not promise to heal everyone. The miracles done by Christ and the apostles are not promised to every believer.
Isaiah 53:5 - Is Healing Promised in the Atonement?
Does Isaiah 53:5 promise healing to every believer on the basis of Christ atonement? This article shows that Isaiah is referring to spiritual healing, not physical healing. Total healing flows from the atonement, but this will occur on the new earth and heaven.
The Elder and the Visiting of the Sick
Symphonic Theology: Pastoral Healing in the Miracles Controversy
Applying the theory of perspectivism can help achieve doctrinal synthesis. This article applies this theory to the debate around miracles and healing, showing how to approach individuals with different beliefs using this method.
James 5:13-14 – Prayer and Anointing of the Sick
Compassion in a Broken World: The Powerful Support of God’s Spirit in Weakness
The Sovereignty of God and Healing Its Implications for Africa
The Rise of Occultism
Psalm 51:8b - Broken Bones Heal Stronger
Healings and Miracles Today
1 Chronicles - Major themes: Divine responses
This article is about victory and defeats in the kingdom of God] as we see it in the book of 1 Chronicles. The article also discusses the victory and defeat of Israel in war, the blessing of the Lord, children as a blessing, prosperity and poverty, and sickness and healing.