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“Therefore I am well content with weaknesses, with insults, with distresses, with persecutions, with difficulties, for Christ’s sake; for when I am weak, then I am strong.” 2 Corinthians 12:10 NIV

I wish I could honestly agree with Paul here when he says he’s content with all these terrible things.  That would be a lie.  But when the apostle says he is weak, I can relate.  I often feel inadequate, ill-equipped and powerless.  But according to scripture, that is just where I need to be for God to use me.  As Marshawn Evans Daniels says, “God’s muscle is far better than manpower.”

In Prayers to Share:  100 Pass-Along Notes for Believing Bigger, Daniels reminds us that “The Lord is the source of [our] strength and the force that enables [us] to grown.  So today I’m praying 2 Corinthians 12:10 for every one of us that needs God’s mighty hand.  His strength is perfect.

I’m praying for you in this. Don’t forget to share on social media or with a friend who could benefit.  It would mean so much to me.

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Debbie W. Wilson wrote the words I needed to read this week in Mastering Self-Control in a World Out of Control.  Thank you, Debbie!

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