Description: In Healing: Sign of the Kingdom, Professor Howard Ervin reflects biblically and theologically on the healing ministry of Jesus and the apostles. Ervin sees healing as a vital part of Jesus’ threefold ministry of preaching, teaching, and healing. These findings affirm a biblical foundation for a healing ministry in contemporary society. Healing still manifests the power of God’s reign.
"As a pastor, scholar, and teacher, Ervin has been a participant-observer of the practice of healing ministry in the contemporary charismatic world. The healing work of Jesus and the apostles remains Ervin's criterion for evaluation of all Christian healing practices. . . . He supports the biblical practice of healing ministry, puts the role of signs and wonders in perspective, and challenges all practitioners of the healing ministry to examine their ways in terms of the word of God.
"Dr. Howard Ervin has once again made a great contribution to biblical scholarship. This book is at once profound and simple, bringing great biblical insights to the average reader and scholar alike. This is the best concise book on healing that I have seen. It will be a great blessing."—Vinson Synan, Regent University School of Divinity