Powered by 4 - March 6, 2015

 

Painfully Strong

Today's reading: 2 Corinthians 12:1-10

Today we come to the well-known and often quoted passage about Paul's thorn in the flesh and how God's strength is made perfect in our weakness. I never tire of taking in this message and am thankful for the reminder it provides that God is in control and that how He operates in and through me doesn't always line up with my desire for smooth sailing. These words from verse 10 captured my thinking this morning: "I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions and calamities. For when I am weak, then I am strong."

Would you say your default response is to be content when you go through hardship? How have you experienced "for when I am weak, then I am strong"? Tami

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