Hank Hanegraaff, president of the Christian Research Institute and host of the Bible Answer Man broadcast, reflects on another precious note from his older sister Jobje, who is battling pancreatic cancer. The suffering she endures is almost beyond imagination, yet in the midst of her pain, she again and again extols God’s mercy and grace—and says how unworthy she feels in the midst of His abundant blessings. Jobje writes, “Even this morning’s travel to the cancer center was breathtakingly beautiful. Once again God’s mighty breath dusted His grace on this sinful world, with the beauty of the adorning snow reflecting His majestic power.” Later in this post she says, “While I was in the hospital, I needed a blood transfusion. And in the midst of that I was thinking on a spiritual level of how all of us desperately need the blood of Jesus Christ. All of us need His spiritual transfusion. It’s a matter of life and death.” Then she writes, “One of my dear friends called me this week saying those sweet words: ‘He giveth more grace as the burdens grow deeper.’ Yes, that’s precisely where it’s at, isn’t it. His saving grace dusting my life, transfusing through my veins and covering my many inadequacies. Oh, how I long for that Day when my salvation is complete. By His overflowing grace I will enter my eternal home—His home for His redeemed. I look forward to that Day.”




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