How Should We Deal with the Phenomenon of Disease?

On the morning of his 78th birthday, Dr. Ralph Winter was in the prayer room. As he writes, the date had already been set, so to speak, for his death. But in this inspiring glimpse into his internal life we see him express only gratitude and praise to God for his years and the amount of life he still feels in him. 

"I feel I have learned the most important things of my life since I was 70! The more you know the easier it is to attach new information to what you already know." But, he laments the common experience of the religious man "that most people don't know what to do to know God better." Reflecting on Romans 1:20, “Since the creation of the world His invisible attributes, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly seen," Winter attributes this to the fact that we devoutly study the written book of God, but we have become "alienated from the Book of Creation."

"But God meant us to read both books!" Here is Winter's insightful—indeed, worshipful—reflection:

Posted on February 19, 2015 and filed under Third 30.