The Cross declares it, it is done, it is finished!
I’m Cheng Nadres, alive and kicking! My brain surgery was successful after a year of suffering from a brain tumor (Oligodendrogliomas-Grade 3). I still need to undergo a few sessions of radiotherapy to make sure all cancer cells are eradicated, but as I have in the past, I am declaring myself cancer free in the mighty name of Jesus, our healer.
Three things cancer did to me and my family
First: Cancer didn’t cripple my love, relationship, and fellowship with the Lord. The nearness and dearness of God to my own heart cannot be lost as I pass through the deep waters in the trial of cancer. Moreso, cancer deepen my love relationship with the Him. A new awareness of His divine presence flooded into my soul and I grew closer to the Lord. Cancer can’t take away the love that I have developed and had with the Lord over the passing months and years. It has brought me closer to Him.
Second: Cancer cannot cripple the love I have for other people. My precious love for my family and God’s people cannot be taken away from your life. Cancer cannot kill friendships and loving memories I have with people.
We must view faith at both ends of the spectrum. God answers prayers and He chooses to intervene and heal people, but at times, He does otherwise. Sometimes God answers our prayers in the way we pray, while other times, He answers in the way that He knows is best for us. I’m reminded that my faith must continue to be built up and remain strong in the Lord and His providential plan over my life.
Third: It did not destroy my faith but strengthened it. God does not always promise to give us all the answers in life, but He promised to give us grace! Jesus can give us complete inward strength for every situation that we face in life if we ask, this is His wonderful promise (John 14:27). In 2 Corinthians 12:10 Paul said, “for when I am weak, then I am strong”.
In our weakness, grace abounds
Our faith may be put to the fiery test, but it is not designed to burn us. Instead, it aims to produce perseverance (James 1:3). Trials make us better Christians by causing a growth spurt to take place in our lives.
Prayers are really powerful!
Thank you for praying and fasting for me from the beginning of my battle until the end. God heard our prayers. God is faithful indeed! No words can express how happy and grateful I am. My one true anchor is JESUS CHRIST. All my why’s turns to because JESUS LOVES ME!
“Thus says the Lord, the God of David your father: “I have heard your prayer, I have seen your tears; surely I will heal you.”
– 2 Kings 20:5