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Yet I Will Praise

Margaret Sangster Phippen wrote that in the mid 1950s her father, British minister W. E. Sangster, began to notice some uneasiness in his throat and a ...


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Carried to Eternal Rest

I heard of a little lad named Kenny who developed leukemia. The disease progressed rapidly. Soon he was unable to go to school, then unable to go out ...


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Stress-Related Illness

Percentage of medical office visits made for stress-related symptoms: 60-90


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Making the Sickroom Bearable

Browsing in a London bookstore last summer, I ran across a little volume by Mrs. Leslie Stevens, called Notes from Sickrooms. It was a volume of instructions ...


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Finding Peace through Adversity

Marie J. Wiebe, an ordained minister for the Evangelical Covenant Church in Camarillo, California, describes her difficult recovery from a massive stroke: ...


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Sickness Can Heal the Soul

Sometimes Christ sees that we need sickness for the good of our souls more than healing for the good of our bodies.


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Richard Pryor Calls on God

Comedian Richard Pryor was critically burned in an accident in 1980. Appearing later on the "Johnny Carson Show," he insisted that when you are seriously ...


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Healed from Anger

In Preaching Today, author and speaker Tony Campolo tells this story:

I was in a church in Oregon not too long ago, and I prayed for a man who had cancer. ...

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"A Beautiful Mind": Loving the Unlovable

The movie A Beautiful Mind tells the story of John Nash, a brilliant mathematician whose career and life were crippled by schizophrenia. Nash taught at ...


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John Nash on Escapism

"Madness can be an escape. If things are not so good, you maybe want to imagine something better. In madness, I thought I was the most important person ...


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