‘Compared to hell, the worst moments on earth—including my stage four, apparently terminal cancer—are but fleeting sorrows.’
Age and Sickness
For Christ-followers, the aim in the second half of life (and in the first too) is to live each day to the glory of God in dependence upon Jesus Christ.
The most that can be said for cancer is that it has won a battle. But the outcome of the war is decided. D-Day has already been waged and won.
For many of us, our eventual death will be preceded by increased frailty and enduring pain. How will we cope?
After Kate Bowler’s diagnosis of terminal cancer, the tenets of the prosperity gospel—the promise of her best life now, if only she prayed enough—felt like mockery.