When we are looking for healing, we can easily drift to areas which are
not in God's plan for us. Many methods of alternative medicine can actually be
occultism and the powers of the devil. If used, they might lead people to deal
with evil spirits and become spiritually bound.
Of course, this
does not apply to all alternative medicine, but often there is reason to doubt
it, especially if there does not seem to be any scientific or reasonable
explanation for the method used. People may have become spiritually bound
without knowing it. This is revealed at the latest when a person tries to turn
to God. He might feel like being against a wall, and might experience strong
spiritual battles. These are usual for people who are burdened by occultism and
want to get rid of it.
We are going to
study this difficult and arguable issue below. We will try to deal, for
example, with the mechanisms effecting some methods and what have been found
out about them. If you work in this area or are interested in it, you should
read the lines below.
Chapter 1 -
Chapter 2 -
Chapter 3 -
How scientific is spiritual healing?
Chapter 4 -
If healing takes place