History. The “balm in Gilead” is a reference from the Old Testament, but the lyrics of this spiritual refer to the New Testament concept of salvation through Jesus Christ.The Balm of Gilead is interpreted as a spiritual medicine that is able to heal Israel (and sinners in general). In the Old Testament, the balm of Gilead is taken most directly from Jeremiah chapter 8 v. 22: "Is there no. In addition to the Balm of Gilead (Balsamon, Commiphora Gileadensis), the Balm Of Gilead Farm cultivates other biblical plants such as dozens of different species of frankincense and myrrh. One of them is the true frankincense of the Temple (Boswellia sacra), a tree in danger of extinction which has no agricultural cultivation anywhere else in.
Balm in Gilead is set in Frank's café, a greasy spoon diner in New York City's Upper Broadway neighborhood, over the course of three days. The plot loosely centers on Joe, a cynical drug dealer, and Darlene, a naïve new arrival to the city. Gilead's Balm. 881 likes. Gilead's is a simple place,a home. I am a servant called to minister the love of the Lord to you. I so look forward to Followers: 868.
Is There No Balm in Gilead? Jeremiah 8:22. Jeremiah asked this famous rhetorical question Jer. 8:22. "Is there no balm in Gilead? Is there no physician there? Why then has not the health of the daughter of my people been restored?" The dire conditions of the people . Jul 12, 2003 · Is there no balm in Gilead? Today as we look around, we see continued suffering, pain and hurts in the lives of the people. People who need a miracle of emotional, physical or spiritual healing that can only come from God. Healing of rejection, abuse, pain and torment. Is there no balm in Odessa Texas? Isaiah 53:3 He was despised and 4.3/5(78).