Everyone gets sick from time to time, whether it’s a cold or something life threatening like cancer, so with the exception of STD’s and other lifestyle diseases, sickness doesn’t necessarily denote a deficiency in character.
However sickness can expose an already existent deficiency.
In the Bible Job is the most righteous man on Earth at the time the book was written, but God allow Satan to attack his body with a debilitating disease. And while Job never curses God and dies like Satan anticipates, Job’s experience does reveal a deficiency in his character.
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