A Time to Heal


A Time to Heal
(Lessons from 1 Kings 19)

1. When we don’t get enough rest we will burn out.

Some symptoms

  1. Exhaustion/depression (v.4)
  2. Escapism (v.3)
  3. Suicidal thoughts (v.4)
  4. Anger/ self-righteousness/ judgmental spirit (v. 10,14)
  5. Loneliness/alienation (v. 10)
  6. Fear (v.3)
  7. Sin

2. When God restores the exhausted He treats the total person.

  1. Physical (v. 4-6)
  2. Emotional (whole chapter)
  3. Spiritual (v.8)
  4. Relational (v. 19ff)
  5. Vocational (v. 15-18)

3. Therefore to prevent exhaustion we must also nurture the total person.

  1. Physical
  2. Emotional
  3. Spiritual
  4. Relational
  5. Vocational

Questions for reflection and discussion

  1. In this covid period, have you or any of your family struggled with health issues?
  2. God wants to heal us wholistically. How does this apply to your situation?