Good Health Made Simple (Part 5, Conclusion)
Trust in God: The Moral Factor
“Trust in the Lord ... and depart from evil,” (Proverbs 3:5,7).
“Be pure. It’s what doctors recommend most.” You will never hear this on a TV commercial, but it’s the truth. Deep within each human heart is a mysterious something called “the conscience,” which somebody once defined as “that little part of us that feels awful when the rest of us feels great!” When we yield to temptation, commit a sin, or do what we know is wrong, we experience “guilt.” Our moral violation may be hidden from the eyes of friends, co-workers, relatives, or even a spouse, but deep inside, we know what we did. And although doctors often ignore this basic principle, the fact is that a prolonged sense of guiltiness is 100% disease producing.
“Trust in the Lord,” the Bible says, “and depart from evil. It will be health to your flesh, and strength to your bones” (Proverbs 3:5,7,8). Di ...