What does the Bible say about sickness and healing? This article provides a biblical overview on these topics. He especially looks at James 5:14-15. The author also evaluates the teaching of the Roman Catholic Church and the Faith Healing Movement in relation to this.
Many false claims of faith healing should not discourage Christians to seek a biblical way of thinking about sickness and healing. Looking at James 5:13-20 this article calls Christians to practice this text in seeking healing from God.
What is the function of the reference to Elijah in James 5:13-18? The author argues that in writing to a mainly Jewish Christian audience, James provides the example of a well-known figure from the Old Testament whom they are to emulate.