Posts tagged with ‘Weakness’

4/8/21 OUR FAITH IS STRETCHED BY EXCHANGING OUR WEAKNESS FOR GOD’S STRENGTH

by Barry Lovett

“My strength is made perfect in weakness.”  II Corinthians 12:9 Abraham’s life illustrates the importance of faith when God asks us to move beyond our comfort zone.  While we stretch our spiritual muscles, we may feel discomfort. But when you boldly step out in faith and obedience to God, you may be surprised at how a “good […]

3/29/21 GOD OFTEN USES BITTER EXPERIENCES TO MAKE US BETTER

by Barry Lovett

“My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.” II Corinthians 12:9 The loss of what is old is an opportunity to discover something new.  God may use hardship to get us to give up a bad habit or learn a new virtue.  He used a thorn in Paul’s flesh to teach […]

5/20/20 TO GAIN SPIRITUAL STRENGTH, WE MUST ACKNOWLEDGE OUR WEAKNESS

by Barry Lovett

“Become complete…and the God of love and peace will be with you.” II Corinthians 13:11. As Christians, we bump into tough situations in which our weaknesses are revealed.  We often react immaturely and use our weaknesses as an excuse.  After all, I’m not perfect, we argue.  The Corinthian believers had much spiritual growing to do. The phrase, “Become […]