Everybody knows that people get sick, right? But what most people do not understand is that there are three forms of sickness according to the Holy Bible. And because people are ignorant of the forms of sickness it becomes difficult for them to find the cure to their own ailments.
As earlier stated in this post, there are three forms of sickness a person could suffer from: Spiritual sickness, Emotional sickness, and Physical sickness.
I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. 1 Thessalonian 5:23;
Man is tripartite being as God and each division of our being, which being the body, spirit, and soul all share certain similar characteristics, they all see and feel; and yes of course, they can fall sick.
The parts of our being as mentioned above could get sick, as well as get cured of the sickness; most times in a way that is unique to its own.
There is a natural body, and there is a spiritual body. 1 Corinthians 15:44;
A sound believer should be able to discern more accurately the specific forms of sickness a certain person suffers from.
The relationship between the forms of our being is chained, and as such it is not uncommon to see that a sickness with one of this forms triggers a chain reaction with the others and thus causing the other parts of our being to fall sick as well when one form of our being is not healthy.
More often than none, when one is sick spiritually the person also becomes sick emotionally, feeling sad and down because they lost confidence in the promise of God for their life. The emotional sickness then leads to physical sickness, when depression sets in, then disease like hypertension and it’s kind can’t be far from the corner. Can you see how easy it is for a sickness to transcends from one part of our being to the others? Just as the sickness from the spirit could transcend to the body, the same way the sickness with the body could transcend to the spirit.
Now that you understand that there are three parts to our being and each one vulnerable to specific sicknesses and that sickness in one part of our being could trigger a chain reaction forcing other parts of our being to also fall sick. Let’s take it a little further by explaining the types of sickness.
1. Spiritual Sickness
Spiritual sickness occurs when the human spirit is down often as a result of disobedience to God commandment or lack of trust in his promises. Spiritual sickness often leads to leading a sinful life.
For I have wounded thee with the wound of an enemy, with the chastisement of a cruel one, for the multitude o thine iniquity because thy sins were increased. here is a natural body, and there is a spiritual body. Jeremiah 30:14;
As a believer when you notice any form of sickness you must first go to God in prayers for forgiveness of all sins before trying to treat the sickness with drugs or by applying science and logic, as with physical sickness.
2. Emotional Sickness
Emotional sickness is a sickness of the mind. It’s a state of mind where you no longer feel remorseful for the sins you committed or feel appreciative of the good deeds of God as well as the good deeds of men towards you.
If you’re living in sin without feeling guilt or remorse that is a strong signal that you’re emotionally sick and such sickness will blindfold you to genuine repentance until you eventually find yourself in hellfire.
And be not conformed to this world, but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect will of God. Roman 12:2;
If your mind is not constantly renewed to be able to know the perfect will of God to live thereby then you’re emotionally sick and you may eventually find yourself in an unexpected end. As a Christian, you should be remorseful to sin.
Being in a feud with anyone is a result of being emotionally sick. Christ commandment to us is to love God with all our heart and might, and love our neighbor also. Anybody who’s incapable of loving even unto the least of his enemy such a person is sick emotionally, because he is sick spiritually.
Therefore, if thou bring thy gift to the altar, and there rememberest that thy brother hath ought against thee (24) Leave there thy gift before the altar and go thy way, first be reconciled to thy brother and then come and offer thy gift. Mattew 5:23,24;
A lot of Christians suffer from emotional sickness because they suffer from spiritual sickness. They are filled with hatred for their neighbors instead of love as Christ has commanded. Living a life of hatred could hinder your prayers from being answered. Fix your spirit by obeying God’s commandments and trusting in his promises then you’ll be fixed emotionally.
3. Physical Sickness
Physical sickness is the type of sickness that is particular to the body, usually when an organ of the body suffers from a particular disease or ailments that prevent it from functioning as expected, thereby causing weakness in the body system.
Physical sickness could be a result of the sickness in the spirit or emotional sickness as explained earlier in this post.
God has promised to heal us from all sicknesses be it physical, spiritual, or otherwise emotional sickness. …For I am the Lord that healeth thee. Exodus 15:26;
The way of God’s healing may take different dimension with different people; To some, the prayer of the saints is enough. Is any sick among you? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord. Exodus 15:26;
However, to others materials like drugs may have to be applied to get cured. An example is when Hezekiah was sick unto death and God pronounces that He has added another fifteen years to his age. However, despite the pronouncement, Prophet Isiah still applied herbs on Hezekiah’s wound for his complete healing. And I will add unto thy days fifteen years, and I will deliver thee and this city out of the hand of king of Assyria, and I will defend this city for mine own sake, and for my servant David sake (7) And Isiah said, Take a lump of figs, and they took and laid it on the boil, and he recovered. 2 Kings 20:6,7;
Despite the fact that God has spoken through the mouth of prophet Isiah Hezekiah healing still needed a physical touch if herbs to be complete.
Whatever your disease or ailments may be, the power of God can cure you and make you whole.
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