A Christian View Of Healing

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

Both the Old and New Testaments are filled with references to the healing of disease. Healing is an important metaphor for understanding the nature and significance of God's love for us and of salvation in Christ. This article describes healing from a biblical point-of-view and lays the foundation for imaging the role that liturgy has as a vehicle of pastoral care.

Healing is no stranger to the Judeo-Christian tradition. In the Hebrew Scripture, God affirms,"I am the Lord, your physician"...


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