Day 17 – Trust

Part of learning to live with a chronic illness is trusting God. When dealing with a protracted disease sometimes it is tough to maintain focus or have peace of mind. The person battling the ailment often finds themselves dwelling on what is happening to them physically, fiscally, and thinking if they’ll even have a future.… Continue reading Day 17 – Trust

Day 16 – Hearing

Part of learning to live with a chronic illness is listening until we hear God’s voice. When we face a constant disease too often, we rush in and try to accomplish everything in our own power. We manage this. We plan that. We listen to this aunt or to a trusted friend. We may hear… Continue reading Day 16 – Hearing

Day 15 – Fear

Part of learning to live with a chronic illness is accepting that fear of the disease and the unknown is a normal feeling. The illness’s unknown and uncertainty are scary. The very nature of a chronic disease often has death or at least its possibility confronting us. If it is rheumatoid arthritis, you pictured pain and decreased… Continue reading Day 15 – Fear

Day 14 – Deliverance

Part of learning to live with a chronic illness understands God’s deliverance for the Believer in Jesus Christ. The Bible does not flatter us with the false hope that goodness will secure us from trouble. Instead, the Bible warns us over and over to expect tribulation while we are in this body. Our afflictions come… Continue reading Day 14 – Deliverance

Day 13 – Compassion

Part of learning to live with a chronic illness is developing compassion for others. Suffering a long-lasting disease affects people in different ways. Depression may come to reside with some people. Other persons can become bitter. Withdrawal from friends and family can occur with some. For the Believer in Jesus Christ, the chronic illness often… Continue reading Day 13 – Compassion

Day 12 – Don’t Lose Heart

Part of learning to live with a chronic illness is not losing heart. Today’s verse helps us to have a confident acceptance of the reality of life. Today’s Bible Verse: 2 Corinthians 4: 16 (KJV), “For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by… Continue reading Day 12 – Don’t Lose Heart

Day 11 – Time

Part of learning to live with a chronic illness is learning to use the time God has given to us. The Bible teaches that God has the days of our lives numbered. Here are five examples: Job 14:5 King James Version (KJV), “Seeing his days are determined, the number of his months are with thee,… Continue reading Day 11 – Time