“The curse causeless will not come” (Pr. 26:2).
“For this cause many are weak and sickly among you, and many sleep. For if we would judge ourselves, we should not be judged” (1 Cor. 11:30-31).
I say this with pain in my heart, but too many believers are sickly, die prematurely, are involved in tragic accidents, and suffer great calamities, often to the point of the destruction of their own homes and families. Our hearts are made heavy at such times when we discover that some of these bad things happen to good Christian people. The Bible also shares many examples, both positive and negative, which are full of wisdom and tell both sides of the story – the successes and the failures in people’s lives. We are to learn from both examples.
The problem today is that many ministers are only telling the success side of things. They tell…
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