That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.
When the question is posed, what does my strength is made perfect in weakness mean, it is answered ‘that God would allow no flesh to glory in His presence. That in persecution of His saints, His grace is sufficient is the moral of the story and the great lesson that God wants His people to hear.
For when I am weak, then I am strong. Deuteronomy 31:6 Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.”
Wesley’s 2-corinthians 11:29 Bible Commentary Is weak, and I am not weak – By sympathy, as well as by condescension. Who is offended – Hindered in, or turned out of, the good way. And I burnnot – Being pained as though I had fire in my bosom.
Isaiah 40:29 He gives power to the weak and strength to the powerless. 1 Peter 5: 10 And the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will himself restore you and make you strong, firm and steadfast.
+ Deuteronomy 31:6 Be strong and of good courage, do not fear nor be afraid of them; for the LORD your God, He is the One who goes with you. He will not leave you nor forsake you. + Psalm 27:1 The LORD is my light and my salvation; Whom shall I fear? The LORD is the strength of my life; Of whom shall I be afraid?
God Uses the Weak and Yes, He WILL Use You! Speak! In other words, if God calls you to something you can trust Him to equip you for it. God uses the weak, broken people, not because they are capable. He uses them when they make themselves available!
It’s inviting Him into every aspect of our lives. To lean on God requires you to trust God and let Him redeem your past. How Do You Lean On God? Pray big, bold, specific, strategic prayers. ( Remind yourself of God’s promises. ( Take control of your thoughts. Let God lead.
#2 “ My grace is sufficient for you,” We need nothing else. In this case, God is explaining that even if he is not going to deliver Paul of this “weakness,” it does not mean that God has no grace for Paul. This grace was first manifested in his salvation of Paul on the road to Damascus.
Does my strength come from the mountains? No, my strength comes from God; who made Heaven, and Earth, and the mountains.”
Psalm 121 1 I lift up my eyes to the hills– where does my help come from? My help comes from the LORD, the Maker of heaven and earth. indeed, he who watches over Israel will neither slumber nor sleep. the sun will not harm you by day, nor the moon by night.
Psalm 61:2 Scripture Sign, When My Heart Is Overwhelmed Lead Me To The Rock That Is Higher Than I, Rustic Wood Background, Beautiful Gift.