Till Death Do Us Part
Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
So then, since Christ suffered physical pain, you must arm yourselves with the same attitude he had, and be ready to suffer, too.
— 1 Peter 4:1 (NLT)
I’m afraid of dying. I’m afraid of hearing “no” one more time. Why would Jesus deny me, his child, healing when I’m in need?
A few years ago, I had my doctor emergency-paged because a rash (eczema) that started on my finger had spread to my hands and was spreading up my arms. There was absolutely nothing I could do to stop the eczema from destroying my flesh.
My doctor called me back within a few hours and told me, “Renee, there’s nothing more I can do for you. We’ve already done everything possible. What happens when God says ‘no’?”
The fear of death forced me to surrender. I got down on my knees with my mom and cried out to Jesus. I told him if ...
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