Why Do Christians Get Cancer?

Christians get cancer which is a genetic disease caused by changes to the genes that control the way our body cells function which leads to uncontrollable cell growth and division to other parts of the body.

If Christians get cancer, then it does not mean that the LORD is wicked or weak to heal. Don’t let your faith be drained by the depression. Though it is referred to as an incurable disease, but the medical researchers are trying to come up with hopeful drugs…

According to Worldwide Cancer data, there were an estimated 18.1 million cancer cases around the world in 2020. Of these, 9.3 million cases were in men and 8.8 million in women.

Today’s message would explain the causes and the avoidable steps to hinder Christians get cancer.

How Do Christians Get Cancer into Their Body?

The risk factors and causes of cancer include:

1. Age

2. Alcohol

3. Cancer-Causing Substances in body cream or cosmetics

4. Chronic Inflammation

5. Diet and beverages

6. Hormones

7. Immunosuppression

8. Infectious Agents

9. Obesity

10. Ionizing and non-ionizing Radiation

11. Too much exposure to Sunlight

12. Tobacco

13. Heredity

14. Lack of Exercise

What does God Say about Cancer in the Bible?

Cancer is not specifically mentioned in the Bible but incurable disease which can be categorized as cancer was mentioned.

1. 2 Chronicles chapter 21 verse 12 to 20

“And a letter came to him from Elijah the prophet, saying, thus says the LORD God of your father David: Because you have not walked in the ways of Jehoshaphat your father…”

“But have walked in the way of the kings of Israel, and have made Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem to play the harlot like the harlotry of the house of Ahab, and also have killed your brothers…”

“Behold, the LORD will strike your people with a serious affliction-your children, your wives, and all your possessions… After all this the LORD struck him in his intestines with an incurable disease.”

2. Jeremiah chapter 30 verse 10 to 17

“…For I am with you,’ says the LORD, ‘to save you; … And will not let you go altogether unpunished.”

“For thus says the LORD: Your affliction is incurable, your wound is severe… You have no healing medicines…”

I discovered that the cancerous incidence mentioned in the Bible passages above is a divine punishment to the children of God who went astray.

How to be Healed from Cancer

If Christians get cancer, then the best healing practices excludes expensive medical treatments that does not heal!

So, the best steps include;

1. Repentance from all sins.

2. Read your Bible to find encouraging words that helps your faith.

3. Pray to the LORD and your faith can give you miracle of long life than the prediction of the doctors.

4. Wait patiently unto the LORD.

5. Depression kills cancer patients very fast, so, always rejoice in God’s presence through thanksgiving.

Christians get cancer through heredity or exposure to carcinogenic substances and risk factors mentioned above. Don’t be ignorant of the fact that misusing the grace of GOD like the Israelites might be disastrous.

This does not change the fact that GOD is loving. He is a disciplinarian and chastise His loved ones for their good.

I implore you to live a healthy lifestyle and stay away from foods and drinks preserved with chemicals. And, stay away from many body creams and cosmetics that contains heavy metals which could be carcinogenic.

May the mercy, power and healing from the LORD be upon all of us in Jesus name.   

About Ekundayo

I am an evangelist in the vineyard of the Lord since 2000 moving from one place to another to spread the gospel of Jesus.

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