The truths of the Bible and messages about health ministry can change your life, but many Christians do not internalize the message. Just like a banana- it won’t do you any good to just carry it around -you must eat it in order to get the nutrition!
Spiritual food is wholesome, whole wheat messages (rather than refining out only those parts of truth which we find tasteful)
Accepting Christ is the highest form of spiritual food. 1 Cor 11:24 “and when He had given thanks, He broke it and said, "Take, eat; this is My body which is broken for you; do this in remembrance of Me." 2. What is Health Evangelism? (Meaning)
Modeling after Christ; Working for the body in order to reach the soul. Manifesting the compassion of Christ to show who He is. 3. Why is it important to do health evangelism? (Purpose)
To help relieve human suffering
To introduce people to the gospel, as a practical demonstration of the Gospel (touch the heart)
Pioneer work- to enter new fields, break down prejudice 4. What effect can doing this work have on our own lives?
Humble service helps us mature, experience the true joy of life 5.What kind of effect can this type of work have on the lives of others?
Foot washing example of Jesus: the disciples went from bickering with each other about who was the greatest to subdued humility. The example of Christ washing the disciple’s feet is one of the purest examples health ministry. Ellen White Quotes: Who was Ellen White? ; Ellen White named by Smithsonian among the 100 most significant Americans of all time , EGW Link 2