Christians are sometimes ashamed of their weaknesses, because the world will not — cannot — admit them. So we hide them, to our detriment. They are not to be flaunted, nor given rein, but they are to be confessed and delivered up to Christ, so that his power may work in them and through them.
The words of the apostle Paul about his weaknesses are not strange to us. But weakness is affirmed for the Lord Jesus as well.
“For indeed he was crucified by reason of weakness, but he lives because of God’s power. For we also are weak in him, but we will live together with him, because of God’s power toward you” 2 Corinthians 13.4. Continue reading “How to succeed by being weak”
“God said, ‘Let there be light.’ And there was light!” Genesis 1.3.
The Bible is God’s word. In it, God speaks to man. Originally, for the most part, it was a spoken word. Then he caused it to be written down.
Whether spoken or written, God’s word is the same and contains the same truth and power. Continue reading “Written or spoken, God’s word is powerful”
It is absolutely true that God works over time in our lives to mature and sanctify us. Each day for the saint is a day of learning, growth, and a continual drawing near to him (1 Peter 2:4). Each experience, each moment of suffering, each opportunity for service provides the disciple with gradual steps toward the final goal of full sanctification and eternal life. Continue reading “Watch for leaps of growth”
Can we give each other strength and energy? Continue reading Energy
Could God make a rock so heavy that even he couldn’t lift it? Continue reading Can God do anything?
From man’s inability to change his life to God’s transformation spoken in a Word. Continue reading The deepest hopes of the human heart