Tag Archives: comfort

I take comfort that …

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of ALL comfort, who comforts us in ALL our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, … Continue reading

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God’s purpose in affliction

A good warm up here might involve reading Five Ways Affliction Helps by John Piper from a couple of weeks ago. Typically when we encounter personal affliction of any kind, our first response is to determine what we can either … Continue reading

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receiving the fullness of God

Yesterday’s post ended with these words … But here’s the challenge.  Before the overflow can begin, we must be filled to the fullness of God (Eph 3:19).  After all, fullness precedes overflowing. Are we receiving … experiencing the fullness of … Continue reading

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trusting IN God regardless – part 1

That’s really the challenge for us all, isn’t it?  Trusting IN God regardless … regardless of whether He alleviates our persecution … our suffering … our trials and tribulation … in this temporal world.  I believe there is a great … Continue reading

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the God of ALL comfort

What if I told you that a purpose in our afflictions is so that we would be able to comfort others in the midst of their afflictions with the same comfort we received from God? What if I told you … Continue reading

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Chemo milestone: numero 20 and counting

This past week I hit a chemo milestone of sorts … the chemo treatment last week marked my twentieth bi-weekly treatment (with a week off here and there for vacation, recovery and good behavior … OK, maybe we better stick … Continue reading

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Don’t waste your cancer

In so many ways, the following reveals so much about what I believe about my battle with stage IV colon cancer … please read and consider … We waste our cancer if we don’t hear in our own groanings the … Continue reading

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