Can God heal through diet? Am I being serious? Yes, because this is a very serious question and many questions like this cross the mind of Believers struggling with an illness every day. Why? Because of their health and healing beliefs. Or put differently, because of what they believe about God and healing.
In the last book extract we began to explore whether God heals in an instant, this extract carries on from where we left on continuing to look at 3 examples of Biblical healing from the perspective of the healing continuum found in the Bible. For earlier book extracts please visit this link. In the very […]
Does this then mean that God cannot heal in an instant? Well, it depends on how you look at and define the word instant. According to the Oxford English dictionary, the word instant has two meanings: the first meaning, is a precise moment in time, whilst the second meaning means a short period of time, […]
Is there a connection between faith and health? This week’s extract explores the influence of faith and trust in our health and healing.
Research has shown that the framework of our mind and thought patterns has a huge impact on our behaviour and physiological responses. If I go back to the example of stress and its definition, the way we respond to stress hugely depends on our thought patterns. People who have negative thought patterns are more likely to perceive an event as a stressor (stress-inducing stimulus) than those who do not. The NHS and private sector understand this mind-body connection and so spend hundreds of thousands of pounds training Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT) practitioners to help unlearn dysfunctional thinking patterns.