Day 49 – Suffering is Not a Result of Punishment

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 the chronic illness is a result… Continue reading Day 49 – Suffering is Not a Result of Punishment

Day 48 – Suffering in Unavoidable and Universal

Learning to deal with a chronic illness is learning the truth that suffering in unavoidable and universal. Every person will experience suffering at some time in their life. Today’s Bible Verse: Acts 14:22 (KJV), “Confirming the souls of the disciples, and exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that we must through much tribulation… Continue reading Day 48 – Suffering in Unavoidable and Universal

Day 47 – Don’t Lose Hope

When dealing with a chronic illness, it is normal to feel hopeless and helpless. It is not okay to lose hope. Today’s Bible Verse: John 11:40 (KJV), “Jesus saith unto her, Said I not unto thee, that, if thou wouldest believe, thou shouldest see the glory of God?” What the Verse Means: It is not… Continue reading Day 47 – Don’t Lose Hope

Day 46 – It’s Okay Not to Understand Why

When learning to deal with a chronic illness, it is okay not to understand why this is happening to you. I know today’s verse is like yesterday’s Scripture. I chose it to help emphasize how not understanding causes us to rely on and to trust God. Today’s Bible Verse: Isaiah 55:8-9 (KJV), “For my thoughts are not… Continue reading Day 46 – It’s Okay Not to Understand Why

Day 45 – It’s Okay to Ask “Why?”

When learning to deal with a chronic illness, it is okay to ask God “Why is this happening to me?” It is normal to question why and ask why me Lord. Today’s Bible Verse: Psalm 42:9a (KJV), “I will say unto God my rock, Why hast thou forgotten me? What the Verse Means: Asking God… Continue reading Day 45 – It’s Okay to Ask “Why?”

Day 44 – God’s Grace is Enough

Part of learning to deal with a chronic illness is learning that God’s grace is enough. Today’s Bible Verse: 2 Corinthians 12:9 (KJV), “And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power… Continue reading Day 44 – God’s Grace is Enough