Power in Weakness

I don’t want to have weakness. I want it gone. But God is thinking on a higher plane.

Hard Times Ministries

My grace is sufficient unto you in thy weakness

Paul teaches us here in this lesson that our greatest strength involves surrendering our entire person to God.  As humans, we struggle to maintain control over our will=–a will that is mostly for self-determinism. Self-determinism is opposite to God’s calling so thus, we must practice at times to obtain this status.

Even casual studies of the bible indicate that the Lord calls upon broken vessels for His purposes. Where we might wish we were strong, our strength should come from submission to God’s will for us.

This is counter to common sense, yet this biblical truth empowers us as spiritual creatures for our spirit man to grow.

So then, it is really not us who is performing the acting fighting of the spiritual wars on this earth, it is our Lord Jesus.

Our task then becomes simple: we are to submit…

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