God Protects and Cares for Us Learning to deal with a chronic illness includes determining how to accept that God protects and cares for us. He is our harbor against the storms of illness and disease. As we deal daily with our chronic illness, we can use a place of refuge, a safe place. The… Continue reading God Protects and Cares for Us
Whom Shall I Fear? Learning to deal with a chronic illness includes turning our worries and fears over to God. Wondering, worrying and becoming fearful of what the future holds or what others think of us as we confront our chronic illness is a place we just can’t live! We must remember the Scriptures and… Continue reading Whom Shall I Fear?
We Have an Inheritance Learning to deal with a chronic illness includes apprehending we have an inheritance. When faced with a chronic disease we realize our normal has changed. We have the new normal of the daily medicines, therapy, and sometimes chemo. A once envisioned future evaporates. We wonder what the tomorrow holds. The good… Continue reading We Have an Inheritance
Leave the Results to God Learning to deal with a chronic illness includes leaving the results to God. Following doctor’s orders on diet, rest, exercise can seem futile when we don’t see the results we expect. When living with a chronic illness, we may feel we cannot do anything for God. Today’s verse sheds light… Continue reading Leave the Results to God
You Will Face Negative Thinkers Learning to deal with a chronic illness includes overcoming negative thinkers. As you battle your chronic disease, you will face negative thinkers. Some people do not believe in God or prayer. They feel and say that prayer and Bible reading is a waste of time and energy. Other people may… Continue reading The Lord Sustains
Learning to deal with a chronic illness includes understanding God’s provision for our feelings of loneliness. As a Believer in Jesus Christ faces a chronic illness, they may feel alone. This is normal. You may feel your family, friends, and God has abandoned you. God has made provisions for this feeling of being alone. His… Continue reading Two Ways God Helps Us
Learning to deal with a chronic illness includes learning to defer. As we live with a chronic disease, we learn many lessons. One lesson is learning to defer. Bible Verse Isaiah 40:29 (KJV), “He giveth power to the faint; and to them that have no might he increaseth strength.” What the Verse Means As Believers… Continue reading Learning to Defer
Learning to deal with a chronic illness understands that Jesus cares. The God who created the heavens and the Earth empathizes with you. When dealing with a chronic illness, there are times when we feel no one understands or cares. There is hope. We are not alone. Jesus cares. In fact, he shares sympathy with… Continue reading God Empathizes with You
Learning to deal with a chronic illness understands that despite the disease God has not forgotten me. Even when we have a chronic illness, God still loves us and does not forget us. Bible Verse Romans 8:35 (KJV), “Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine,… Continue reading God Has Not Forgotten Me
Is Suffering a Punishment from God? Learning to deal with a chronic illness is understanding that chronic disease is not a punishment from God. When suffering from chronic pain or illness, it is not uncommon to ask, “why me?” Never forget that our chronic disease and suffering is not a punishment from God though sometimes… Continue reading Is Suffering a Punishment from God?