"Is there no balm in Gilead? Is there no physician there? Why then is there no healing for the wound of my people? " Jeremiah 8:22 NIV
There is a Balm of Gilead that has the power to save us from certain death. It can bring hope to the hopeless and healing to that which is untreatable. It is described as a honey-like aromatic resin with medicinal qualities.
So where is this balm, this honey, this healing medicine? For over 20 years I have searched for this healing of my chronic illnesses, seemingly in vain. My heart echoed the cry of Jeremiah “I hurt with the hurt of my people. I mourn and am overcome with grief. Is there no medicine in Gilead? Is there no physician there? Why is there no healing for the wounds of my people?” Jeremiah 8:21,22
After all these years of searching, I think I finally found the answer.
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