Faith, Hope, and Love (02/20/2013 update revisited)Posted: 09/27/2013
All, I just re-read this blog and the comments (at the encouragement of a friend). Br far this blog and comments is the most interesting of all.
In my 4/26/13 update I talk about three other smaller tumers that may or may not have been prestent in my liver… And the bottom line is that I ended up having a successful liver resection after having been declared inoperable. Modern medicine miracle? Or just plain miracle? Well I believe that our Lord is at work. And I THANK YOU all for the countless prayers you have petitioned on my behalf.
Day two of this final treatment 12 of 12 is going good. Thank you Lord for another day on this beautiful Earth.
God be with you all on this beautiful Friday.
I was doing a little research and found some interesting info on Faith, Hope, and Love. In the last blog update I raised the question “What is the difference between Faith, Hope, and Love?” It seems like this question was contemplated quite some time ago by Martin Luther (who lived from 1483 to 1546). I found an article referencing Luther’s teaching on this subject. The summary of this article is as follows.
Essentially Faith is the truth that we hold in our heart and mind. Hope rises in the will, in response to tribulation. Faith anchors us and hope is our guide through despair or tribulation. I thought the statement “By faith we begin, by hope we continue…” is very profound.
So, with this I examine how faith and hope applies to me.
My Faith includes my core beliefs as a Christian. I believe in the holy trinity (Father, Son…
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