Tag Archives: Trials

Visit the Sick – What Not to Say

When we visit the sick or shut-in, we want to empathize, encourage, and comfort, yet even with good intentions we sometimes say things that we don’t realize actually carry negative implications. Fear of saying the wrong thing can be a … Continue reading

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Visit the Sick – Prayer and Music

When we visit a patient in a hospital or a shut-in at home, how do we draw prayer and music into the experience? Note I did not ask “Should we?” Music and, especially prayer, are important ways to minister to … Continue reading

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Visit the Sick – A Simple Plan

Visiting the sick and shut-ins is one way to love Christ because it is one way to love other members of His body and sow seeds of the gospel to those who are not. Perhaps this way of serving is … Continue reading

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Perspective on Problems

Huffing and puffing up the mountain trail, every stride had been shortened to a mere foot, just enough inches to keep making a bit of progress without the lungs giving out. Every large rock in the way was to be avoided … Continue reading

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