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- Boasting in, Not Bemoaning Our Weaknessesby Scotty Smith on July 29, 2021 at 10:17 am
“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. 2 Corinthians 12:9 Lord Jesus, as I meditate on these words of Paul, I vacillate between feelings of relief and sadness. As a young believer, I wasn’t taught to delight in weaknesses, but to be get over them, get up, and get on. It was all about “the victorious Christian life.” Overcoming, not underachieving; being more than conquerors, and never less than happy—these were the...