Science & The Spirit


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Health Helps Part 2

By Dane and Vicki Griffin

 Did you realize that true science, the Bible, and common sense will always be in agreement? This is because God is the author of them all!

The Bible is different

The Bible, as God’s Owner’s Manual, is entirely different from other books which give good advice. There are three reasons for this:

1. The sacred books of other religions describe man’s concepts about God. But in the Bible, God talks to us personally about Himself and His plan for us. “All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness [right living]: That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.”1
2. In the Bible, God Himself gives us personal, loving instructions for happier, healthier lives. He says, “I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: I will guide thee with Mine eye.”2 He is no cold, heartless Being who makes a set of rules and then sits back to see which of the lowly bipeds He has created can manage to figure out how to follow them! No, a personal God wrote a personal Owner’s Manual for the subjects of His love and grace.
3. God’s Word has power. Mencius, a Chinese sage, said, “Instruction can impart knowledge, but not the power to execute.” That’s true for every book but the Bible. The Word of God not only gives instruction but promises power to obey!3

The Great Physician

When the Jewish nation tried to find worldly solutions instead of asking God for His answers, Jeremiah asked them, “Is there no balm in Gilead; is there no physician there?”4
Jeremiah wanted the people to understand that they did have a Great Physician. They simply refused to consult Him! That Great Physician is none other than Jesus.5 And He wants to commune with you—to give you instructions for living, and the power to carry them out!

Waiting room

Have you ever hurried to be on time for a doctor’s appointment, rushing through traffic, sprinting across the parking lot, and squeezing through the crowd in the waiting room to write your name on the list? You made it on time—but where was the doctor? You hurried, and then you waited—and waited—and waited some more. An hour later a nurse ushered you into a cubicle and asked you many questions. After another wait, the physician breezed in, spent a few minutes with you, and rushed out to see the next patient. In spite of that, your interview with the doctor was probably rather expensive.

No appointment necessary!

The Great Physician has a different approach. You don’t have to wait to visit with Him, and He never looks at His watch. You have His undivided attention—does He have yours? He says, “Come now, and let us reason together.”6 He wants you to think about your relationship with Him and He wants you to look at the way your life is going. In love, He gives information on how you can have the best possible life—as well as warnings of what will happen if you make unwise choices.


Best of all, the Great Physician’s services are free!



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1. 2 Timothy 3:16, 17.
2. Psalm 32:8.
3. See Ephesians 3:20.
4. Jeremiah 8:22.
5. Luke 5:31, 32.
6. Isaiah 1:18.