Jubilee 2012 Spring - Health

 

If My People: Family Healing and Regeneration (Part 2)

by Jennifer Forbes

April 1, 2012 | Ezekiel 34:2-6; Malachi 3:6-8; 2 Chronicles 7:14

Essential to Christian charity is the tithe – God's chosen means for making provision for his people through his church. The church's faithful use of the tithe is the proper response to government charity and the welfare state.

 

If My People: Family Healing and Regeneration (Part 1)

by Jennifer Forbes

April 1, 2012 | John 10:11,14; Luke 4:18-19;2; Chronicles 7:14

Strong and faithful individuals build faithful families, churches and societies. Churches and families must reclaim responsibility for the care of others and the education of children if they are to play a relevant role in the world.

 

Health, Salvation and the Kingdom of God (Part 3)

by Joe Boot

April 1, 2012

The resurgence of naturalistic, materialist worldviews have dominated much of modern medical practice.The Bible rejects both the ancient esotericism as well as the current belief in an ever-evolving technological materialism.

 

Health, Salvation and the Kingdom of God (Part 2)

by Joe Boot

April 1, 2012

The ministry of health and salvation finds parallels between pastors and doctors in promoting total health. Over against the pagan Greco-Roman understanding of the doctor as a god-like figure, the biblical teaching is that the power of health, and indeed of life and death, is God's alone.

 

Health, Salvation and the Kingdom of God (Part 1)

by Joe Boot

April 1, 2012 | Jeremiah 8:22

A biblical understanding of health gives attention to the linguistic connections between health, wholeness, and salvation. The healthcare provider is an inherently priestly role as demonstrated and applied in biblical times, and in early Christian hospitals.

 

Health and Salvation

by Carlisle J. Percival and David Robinson and Jennifer Forbes and Joe Boot and Randall Currie

April 1, 2012

Medicine cannot save an unregenerate heart. Christ is the Great Physician, who restores sinners spiritually and bodily. And He is the Lawgiver, providing the foundation for medical ethics.

 

Facing the Challenge

by Randall Currie

April 1, 2012 | Proverbs 8:36; Matthew 5;James 2; Colossians 2:17; Psalm 24:1; Colossian 1:15-20; Psalm 115; Romans 1:15; Philippians 3:10

The Ezra Institute for Contemporary Christianity addresses a strategic need in a post Christian culture.