Simple thoughts on faith

This simple thought entered into my mind after lights out on Saturday night and has been insistent that I commit it to memory ever since …

“Greater is He who is IN me than anything cancer or chemo can throw my way.”

That doesn’t mean because of the indwelling presence of Jesus that I automatically receive a “GET OUT OF CANCER FREE” card (while that certainly could be an option) … but it does mean that Jesus is in control … and that I can trust Him totally and completely … whatever the outcome may be … whatever the outcome.

The followup thought to the above is …

“My faith, hope and contentment is based on nothing less than the love, faithfulness and sovereignty of Jesus … Lord, King and Savior!”

No explanation needed …

And then as if to top it off for the day … here is today’s ‘Courageous’ calendar entry:

Wherever we go, God is there ..
Whenever we call, God is listening …
Whatever we need, God is enough.

Amen, Amen and Amen!

Bernie

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About bwebbjr

A grandfather, father, husband, man, and a child of God who is following Christ Jesus and working out his salvation with fear and trembling; for it is God who is at work IN me, both to will and to work for His good pleasure (Philippians 2:12-13). I dodged my first bullet with cancer when a cancerous polyp was removed in a sigmoid colectomy surgery in August 2007. Four years later, in the midst of a second colectomy surgery we discovered I had Stage IV metastatic colon cancer. Rather than colectomy surgery I had colostomy surgery, which now means the colostomy bag is a part of my everyday life ... with the emphasis on life. God has given us a peace beyond understanding as my wife and I have traveled this journey. By the grace of God I am blessed to be a 6 plus year cancer survivor aka warrior. In writing, I am often wrestling with my own personal struggles and beliefs and in the midst God leads me to a lesson He wants me to learn ... or sometimes He simply touches me in the revelation of Himself. My hope is that the result you see here might touch your heart and glorify God. And let me be clear ... I am not the only one with something to say. Please join in the conversation sharing your faith, your cancer experiences, etc. I would love to hear from you. Bernie
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7 Responses to Simple thoughts on faith

  1. jillinois says:

    Leukemia survivor, and sister in Christ here. Glad to meet you 🙂

  2. Peter says:

    Amen, brother. These thoughts may be simple, but there are infinite depths below their surface 🙂

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