What Does God Expect?

We’re all going to struggle in this life. I spent part of yesterday with a gentleman who is struggling greatly – he’s facing financial difficulties, he’s facing health difficulties, and he’s facing family difficulties. No matter the struggle – financial or health or family or others – we have known struggle and we shall know […]

Avoiding Common Pitfalls, Part One

Yesterday, I wrote about four temptations disabled people are likely to face – missing the assembly, complaining, rudeness, and selfishness. I know very well that my brethren throughout the world face these same temptations, whether or not they suffer from a disability; Satan is an equal opportunity tempter. However, persons suffering from chronic illnesses are […]

Temptations of the Disabled

Satan loves to tempt. It’s what he does best. The devil was bold enough to tempt Jesus, and he’s more than happy to tempt you: “Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour” (1 Peter 5:8). I know that those of us who suffer from […]

Exercise and the Christian

In yesterday’s post, I provided Scriptures where Paul and the unknown author of Hebrews use exercise as a metaphor to teach biblical truth. The Bible nowhere commands exercise (some would seek to take 1 Cor 6:19-20 out of the context of sexual immorality and apply it broadly, but I simply don’t think the context allows […]

Rare Disease Day

February 29. The rarest of all days. It doesn’t matter if it’s leap year or not, the last day of February is always the rarest of all days in the year – the only 28th day of a month that ends a month. Because this is the rarest of all days, this is Rare Disease […]