The Balm of Gilead: Book 3 Intro

“It is our inalienable right to enjoy health through the work accomplished on Calvary, it is our solemn responsibility to make this saving health (know) among all nations’” -p.197

We are just like the children of Israel asking ‘is there no cure?”. Jeremiah 8:22 says that they cried unto God, “Is there no balm in Gilead?” Just like us they were looking for natured remedies, looking for a physician who could cure them. In Jeremiah 46:11 the Lord tells them to go ahead and look to man, it will not work. Man can only mask or alleviate our symptoms, rarely do they offer a cure.

Jesus paid the price on the cross to not only alienate our symptoms, but to cure us! He gave us the cure (His Word) and how to take it.

My child, pay attention to what I say. Listen carefully to my words. Don’t lose sight of them. Let them penetrate deep into your heart, for they bring life to those who find them, and healing to their whole body.
— Proverbs 4:20-22

We are to mediate on His Word. Say it over and over again, out loud. This will let it penetrate into the core of our being - our spirit. Then when symptoms flare up, the word comes out of our mouth. The difference is the Word doesn’t just take care of our symptoms, it also takes care of whatever causes it.

Jesus paid it ALL. Spirit, soul, and body. Every part of us is well!


Pastor Lisa