The Bible and Your Mental Health (Part 1)
Question: Does God address and have solutions for poor mental health? Yes. In the Bible we learn that Christians or followers or Christ, are made of three entities: body, soul, and spirit. The body is our physical being. It houses the spirit and the soul. Our bodies are temporary and are useful for our earthly lives. Second Corinthians 4:7 states, “But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us.”The treasure is the Spirit of God that dwells inside the vessel and the vessel is the human body. God placed a great treasure inside of you and me at salvation—His Spirit.Second Corinthians 4:6 states, “For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.”The word heart in the Bible refers to our soul. The soul is the mind, will, and emotions of a person. The soul helps to define the personality, the character, the integrity, and the ethics of a person. Whatever the soul is fed is what the soul becomes. The body is similar. If you feed your body junk, your body will turn to junk. If you feed your mind junk, your mind will turn to junk.