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The Struggle For Faith

"Use me!"
“Use me!”

Am I the only one who comes from a background where there are certain scriptures I skip over? Bypass because they “irritate” me. And not for the reasons you are thinking. I am not looking for something to gloss over a portion of my life to do something “wrong”. I am talking about the ones that make me feel less than a man. Imply weakness or inadequacy. Continue reading The Struggle For Faith

In My Weakness He Is Made Strong

alone1My face was numb from the stress that was incurred. I worked hard not to let my feelings be known. I simply walked away. Later I thought about the “trauma” I had endured. The pain I had felt. And As much as I wanted to engage it, I knew that it was small, infinitesimal compared to what Jesus had endured. Paul had embraced. Continue reading In My Weakness He Is Made Strong

In Need Of A Hero? Look Around!

leejohndrowteamYesterday I was with a friend and we were kidding around. In the middle of a restaurant, he turned to the rest of the restaurant, pointed to me and said “He is my weakness”. Yes, people looked. But I said to him “in your weakness you are made strong”. Sometimes it takes another in your weakness to come alongside.

Many are the ones who have a moment or a time of weakness when they need a friend or perhaps even the hand of the Lord. 2 Corinthians 12:9 But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me. Continue reading In Need Of A Hero? Look Around!