I don’t think I should get the vaccine

Question: Hi Mr. Jeff, Good day to you and everyone in the church. My spirit is deeply troubled. I want to get some advice. I have this strong conviction in my heart and conscience not to take the vaccine. It is not because of thoughts that it’s the mark of the beast or fear of its…

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To the Depressed or Anxious Who Are on Medication

by Douglas Groothuis To those who are depressed or anxious and on medications for it or for those who are considering medication: Photo by Jude Beck on Unsplash Christians often consider the use of medications for depression or anxiety a spiritual failure. I know of a Christian man who has been depressed for at least…

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Was Timothy a Nazirite?

Question: Was Timothy a Nazirite? It appeared that he was reluctant to take the wine ( grape juice) so I know that if he was a Nazirite he would not take even grapes or grape juice for medicine. I was told that it had to be alcohol because he could drink grape juice if he…

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Can marijuana be used for legitimate medical purposes?

Question: Is using marijuana or components of marijuana for legitimate medical diagnoses biblical? Answer: While it is popular for promoters of marijuana to talk about “medical marijuana,” there currently does not exist any known medical uses for marijuana that there isn’t a superior drug already on the market that doesn’t have marijuana’s dangerous effects. CBD…

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Should anti-depressants be used to help come off of drugs?

Question: Please, can you advise whether it is a good thing or a bad thing to take anti-depressants for a year or two after extensive abuse of drugs such as dagga, ecstasy, and cocaine; or, is it best to allow the brain to heal itself? Answer: I listed out the effects of the three drugs…

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Notes on Medicinal Products

Oils and ointments were used to treat wounds Isaiah 1:6 “From the sole of the foot even to the head, There is no soundness in it, But wounds and bruises and putrefying sores; They have not been closed or bound up, Or soothed with ointment.” Jeremiah 8:22 “Is there no balm in Gilead, Is there…

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Are there medicinal foods?

Question: In my readings and Bible studies, I have seen that there is mention of certain items of food that were to be included in the Passover meal. In particular, I am wondering about ‘bitter herbs’. Do you know, or does the Bible clarify, what these herbs were? And why would they be included in…

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