All Good Gifts

First Century Church Life

ALL GOOD GIFTS, including science, vaccines, doctors, and medicine, are from God. “Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.” – James 1:17

The general sense is, that God is the author of all good. Every thing that is good on the earth we are to trace to Him, and that includes science, doctors, medicines, and vaccines.

What does Jesus say about doctors?

In Matthew 9:12 Jesus said, “‘It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick.”Jesus recognized that sick people need doctors. He did not condemn using doctors and ‘earthly’ remedies. I think it’s important to understand that God (in his infinite wisdom), created certain plants with medicinal properties for healing. In fact, almost all synthetic medicines were made from the components of natural plants. It is not evil nor…

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