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Re: [IP] mom cold and uncaring <For Jan>



Thanks Martha, I wanted that  reference...

Cara


----- Original Message -----
From: "Martha Saliger" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Sunday, February 09, 2003 7:26 PM
Subject: Re: [IP] mom cold and uncaring <For Jan>


> When I was a teen my father took me for an endo appt. In the waiting room
a
> man told his diabetic friend that he was diabetic because his faith in God
> was not strong enough. When I made a derisive comment to my father about
> what the man said, my father stunned me by agreeing with the man. I don't
> think I ever completely got over that.
>
> It still amazes me that, even with all the news stories, scientific
> developments, etc., and even in one's own family, some people think it's
> your fault. God help THEM.
>
> jp
>
>     Wow, its hard to believe that people can think that way.  Nowhere in
> the Bible does it say that if you remain sick with anything, it is
> because your faith is weak!  The apostle Paul had health problems that
> he asked to be healed of, but God didn't do that.  Do you suppose those
> people would think his faith was weak?  Check out 2 Corinthians 12:5-10.
>     Hope I'm not getting too religious, just wanted to share a little
> ammo in case anyone is confronted with That line of thinking again!
>  Looks like we're all in pretty good company.
> Martha
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