Part 4 of a 4 part series. In this article, Robert Smith continues his series dealing with the relationship of spiritual problems and ill health. He addresses the questions: Why Do Believers Fail to Respond to Illness Properly? and What are the Biblical Reasons for Illness? Smith concludes that a primary reason for illness is that in our weakness we learn to rely on God and to glorify him. Part 1 is in JPP 8:1; Part 2 in JPP 8:2; Part 3 in JPP 8:3 and Part 4 in JPP 8:4.