Turning Weakness Into Strengths - Monday's Dose - April 1st 2013

Monday's Dose - April 1st 2013 

Turning Weakness Into Strengths

Today's Scripture

"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 about my weaknesses, so that Christ's power may rest on me." - 2 Corinthians 12:9 NIV.

Thoughts for Today

Being a self-made person is considered a good thing by many, especially in the United States. We tend to have an "I can do it myself" mentality. We somehow feel we haven't really succeeded if we've asked for help. However, godly heroes recognize that they have weaknesses and are willing to accept their dependence on God and allow him to turn weaknesses into strengths.

When God called Moses to lead the Hebrew people out of Egypt, Moses argued that he had never been eloquent and was slow of speech and tongue. But God wasn't concerned about these weaknesses. He wasn't depending on Moses' strength he was looking for his obedience.

Moses did choose to obey God and to trust him. God made him a great leader of millions of people. Moses' slowness of speech became his strength because it helped him know that he couldn't begin to do what God was calling him to do on his own he had to rely on God. And God's strength is unlimited. (Judges 6-7)

Godly heroes turn weaknesses into strengths.

Consider this..

Has God called you to do something that seems impossible because of your weaknesses? You feel as though you are not smart enough and; or experienced enough … or strong enough? Good! Now you know that you will have to depend on God to get the job done.

Prayer: "Our Loving Father in Heaven, I feel so inadequate to do what you've led me to do. I thank you for helping me recognize that I can't do it on my own. I know that as I stop worrying about my inadequacies and start depending on your strengths and the job will get done. Thank you for hearing and answering my prayer. Gratefully, In Jesus Loving Name I Pray, Amen."

Have a Blessed Monday and God Bless you.
Courtesy: Daily Dose Team