Sin, pain and health. There is a connection, often. The Bible makes this very clear. Please understand, I'm not saying that health issues are always the result of sin. But unconfessed sin can sometimes directly lead to health issues - mental and physical. This past week I … [Read more...]
Sin and Pain – Psalm 38:7
Sometimes when I sin my body has a physical reaction. Are you aware if this happens to you? Have you connected these dots? In the past my lower back has become severely tight with pain after I’ve sinned or if I am in intentional sin. Let’s look at Psalm 38:7. My back is … [Read more...]
Are You Using Prescription Medication to Cope With Life?
The illicit use of prescription painkiller drugs is dramatically rising.That's what a recent study shows. Between 2002 and 2010, there was a 74.6% overall increase in the number of individuals taking prescription painkillers chronically for non-medical purposes, according to … [Read more...]
The Economy, Stress and Your Pain – Weekly Health Devotional – Matthew 6:25-34
Dr. Christopher Edwards, director of the Behavioral Chronic Pain Management program at Duke University Medical Center, says his pain-management program in Durham, N.C. is seeing a rise in patients amid the current economic crisis: "There's a very strong relationship between the … [Read more...]