As Anne Graham Lotz begins the next step in her cancer treatment this week, she reminds her followers that she does not fear death.
In a blog post penned by Lotz on Tuesday, the daughter of the late Billy Graham informed her readers that she would be beginning chemotherapy treatment. Lotz wrote, “My cancer journey continues as I begin chemotherapy this week.”
“My heart aches for the multitude of people who have also dealt with this deadly disease. Yet I am praising God for His keeping power and for your prayers that I know are sustaining me in a constant state of peace, joy, and expectancy of blessings along the way,” she continued.
The evangelist then goes on to say, “I have been told that my prognosis is excellent. But to be honest, even if it wasn’t, I can truthfully say I have no fear of death. None at all.”
Lotz goes on to share a story about her great-nephew Jac who wrote a class report about the evangelist. When asked to write a report about someone who has greatly impacted his spiritual life, Jac’s wrote that his great-aunt, Anne Graham Lotz, had taught him not to be afraid of death through her children’s book Heaven, God’s Promise for Me.
Seeing this report served as a reminder to Lotz that she too had no need to fear death.
Lotz said her perspective on death is “the same as the apostle Paul when he declared, ‘For me, to live is Christ and to die is gain. (Philippians 1:21).’”
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