Posts Tagged ‘doctors’
Am I wrong to see a non-Christian doctor?
Question: As a patient who needs to have an appointment for a potentially serious health issue, is it acceptable according to God’s Word for the patient to see a doctor who is most likely not a Christian? I would prefer that the doctor be a Christian, but in the location where we live, the non-Christian…Read More
How does a medical staff member deal with the needed examination of private areas?
Question: How do medical students, like me deal, with a private part examination of the opposite sex or same-sex sometimes? Answer: “And those members of the body which we think to be less honorable, on these we bestow greater honor; and our unpresentable parts have greater modesty, but our presentable parts have no need” (I…Read More
Is It a Sin to Take Medicine? — to Consult a Doctor?
by Bill Crews via Guardian of Truth XXXV: 11, pp. 321, 343-344, June 6, 1991 Some churches have been in the news lately. These are those who take the position that to treat our physical illnesses in any other way than faith in God and prayer to God is wrong and sinful. They think it a…Read More
Should I trust in God for my healing and not seek the aid of a doctor?
Question: I’m a diabetic and I take insulin. Should I trust in God for my healing and not seek the aid of a doctor (II Chronicles16:12)? Answer: Perhaps I should walk off of a cliff and trust that God will prevent me from being injured. Oh, wait a minute, someone suggested that before and it…Read More
Where does the Bible say doctors won’t know what they are healing?
Question: My father-in-law keeps telling me that somewhere in the Bible it says that at the end of time the doctors will not know what they are healing. Can you tell me if this is in the Bible and if so where I might find it? Answer: Since your father-in-law claims that it is in…Read More
Notes on Physicians, Doctors, and Healers
Exodus 21:19 “if he rises again and walks about outside with his staff, then he who struck him shall be acquitted. He shall only pay for the loss of his time, and shall provide for him to be thoroughly healed.” II Kings 8:29 “Then King Joram went back to Jezreel to recover from the wounds…Read More
Who are the three doctors of the Bible?
Question: Who are the three doctors in the Bible? Answer: Luke is an obvious answer: “Luke the beloved physician and Demas greet you” (Colossians 4:14). Jesus said that a proverb concerning physicians could be applied to himself, “He said to them, “You will surely say this proverb to Me, ‘Physician, heal yourself! Whatever we have…Read More