15 Promises of God to Cling to after Receiving Bad News

15 Promises of God to Cling to after Receiving Bad News
“I'm sorry to tell you this,” the doctor said. I squirmed on the paper that covered the examining table. “The bone test?” I said. “Yes, the results show the range is in the red, indicating severe osteoporosis.” Gulp. My muscles tensed. That was totally unexpected. But when he talked about medications he considered prescribing, I thought of all the side effects some women complained about. But also remembered the drastic limitations and pain because of this condition. Lord, show me what to do. I inhaled a deep breath and with confidence in my voice, I informed the doctor I’d be seeking a second opinion. But he didn’t know that the opinion I’d be seeking was Gods very own. Dashing home to my bible, He gave it to me. It came in these promises:

1. 2 Thessalonians 2:16-17

In the midst of discouraging diagnosis, God’s encouragement prevails.
 
“May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and by his grace gave us eternal encouragement and good hope, encourage your hearts and strengthen you in every good deed and word.”