Cancer 3x

Well, we are at it again as several of you have already heard. A new lump, in a new spot, and yet again God has shown mercy and it is not showing up anywhere else. A “new primary” is what one doctor called it. Each time we’ve faced chemo the Lord has given me a verse or a song to cling to during the treatment and this time is no different.
Chemo #1 – I AM by David Crowder
Chemo #2 – Psalm 118, specifically verses 17-18 “I will not die but live, and will proclaim what the LORD has done. The LORD has chastened me severely but he has not given me over to death.”
Chemo #3 – Genesis 15
I believe that Abram and I have something in common. Our circumstances need God’s intervention in order to bring about our desires.
Abram wanted a child and yet he didn’t have one and his wife Sarah were beyond child bearing years. God promised to give him not only one child, but so many that he could not count them all. In Genesis 15:6 we’re told that “Abram believed the LORD, and he credited it to him as righteousness.”
I want long life and to be able to watch my children grow up. God has not written out a covenant promise in scripture for me other than this, “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose” Romans 8:28
Now, before you think I am miss representing scripture, don’t think that I believe that these scriptures are saying God is going to grant me thirty more years on earth like I hope. No, I believe that God knows what is best for the big picture. He knows what will be best for His Kingdom and for His glory. I do believe He is able and willing to grant me long life, but even if He doesn’t He will allow only what is best for me and my family. So, I believe God for healing and long life.
You can trust Him with your future too. He is able to handle whatever you are facing today whether it is of your own making or something that has been handed to you. God is not surprised by anything that you face. He longs to help you with your challenge. Will you bow your will to His and believe?

About Emily Carter at Abundantly His

Emily Carter is a Christian speaker and writer who loves telling people about Jesus and how He can change your life and make it full and exciting. Emily's goal is to love and worship the Lord, her God with all of her heart, soul, mind, and strength. She seeks to do this through loving people and serving them.
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

6 Responses to Cancer 3x

  1. Beverly Little says:

    Emily, I wanted to say hello & introduce myself. I am Beverly Little. My parents, Lewis and Jean Anderson, are good friends with your parents! I live here in Mooresville, NC. I love reading your blogs! Very beautiful & inspirational. I would love to meet you! Please know if I can ever help in any way, I would absolutely be happy to. I honestly mean it. Your parents are precious & I know the rest of their family must be too! God bless!!

    • Beverly, It would be great to meet up with you sometime. My parents were in town this week and as we were driving back from Gatlinburg we passed through Mooresville and they mentioned that you live there. My parents love your Mom and Dad. Your mom has encouraged me over the past two years with cards and her prayers have been felt. My cell number is 704-408-5851. Call anytime.

  2. Deborah Long says:

    I am praying for you Emily.

  3. Barbara says:

    I am sorry to hear about your recurrence with cancer Emily. I am praying for total and complete healing. Blessings, Barbara Allen

    Sent from my iPad


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s