|Because God calls us to care about others:
Missions & Social Justice Team is offering education information about how our faith connects to various social concerns. Each month they will focus on a specific topic and each week will focus on a different faith lens to view that topic. This month is Health Care.
What does the Bible say about Health Care?
Jesus heals many people of their physical ailments during his ministry on Earth and talks about caring for others through stories like the Good Samaritan and the parable of the sheep and the goats. Caring for others is also a recurring theme in the Old Testament, as in this critique of leaders in Ezekiel 34:4 — “Should not the shepherds feed the sheep? … You have not strengthened the weak, you have not healed the sick, you have not bound up the injured…”
See the complete Faith & Facts cards here: https://www.umcjustice.org/documents/19 and https://www.umcjustice.org/documents/16