Daily Archives: December 13, 2012

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When God Brings Cancer

News of having cancer is a life-changing event. Sorrow, sadness,  sympathy, and understanding are appropriate responses. But for a Christian, more is needed. Cancer brings fear and for many who are diagnosed, finality.  Once the initial emotional impact passes, uncertainty and helplessness may dominate. Some may just give up in resignation. Other folks may assume an aggressive posture towards cancer and determine to “beat it” no matter how great the odds. Regardless of which response is made one additional perspective is needed. This perspective is God’s perspective. Talking about cancer may seem out of place at Christmas, but to those who have the disease, there is no better time to think about God and cancer. A compassionate biblical response is […]