Bible Readings: Psalms 6

Sickness is a common occurrence, physically and mentally. In this psalm David prays for healing, acknowledging that it could be rebuke (correction) for angering the Heavenly Father. It is not common belief that sickness could be correction from the most High or that healing comes from him. Apocrypha Ecclesiasticus 38:9 “My son, in thy sickness be not negligent: but pray unto the Lord, and he will make thee whole.” By the severity of the ailment is also the grief in spirit. There is no medicine that could properly heal the mind and spirit. That is why it is important to meditate on the scriptures. Proverbs 17:22 “A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.”

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