In this article, an extract from Peter Hicks' 'What Could I say?', unpacks how to support someone who has received a terminal diagnosis, and their families.
It provides a helpful overview of how people often react to the diagnosis; some Bible passages you can go to; what you could say to the person who is terminally ill; and what you might say to the friends and family of the ill person.
This article is an extract of Peter Hicks’ What Could I say? (IVP, 2000), used with kind permission from SPCK Publishing.