When receiving a difficult diagnosis, we sometimes wonder where God is. David says that God is with us in the valley of the shadow of death. We are never alone or abandoned by God and, no matter what, we can talk to God in prayer and seek peace through the Holy Spirit.
Why does God allow suffering? That’s not an easy question to answer, but certain Bible passages tell us that God may display his works or deepen our belief in him during times of suffering. We can trust God for strength in our suffering, for we know that he has overcome the world.