We easily forget how dependent we are on the Lord and He must painfully remind us of our dependence.
How are you doing? Feeling exhausted and weak? Helpless? Maybe hopeless?
An encouraging truth
You are in a good place for seeing a display of God’s power when you come to the end of yourself — when you don’t have the strength or resources to handle the challenges of life. And there is nothing unusual about being in such a place.
The apostle Paul had this experience
“We do not want you to be uninformed, brothers and sisters, about the troubles we experienced in the province of Asia. We were under great pressure, far beyond our ability to endure, so that we despaired of life itself. Indeed, we felt we had received the sentence of death. But this happened that we might not rely on ourselves but on God, who raises the dead” (II Corinthians 1:8-9).
The lesson in the apostle’s near-death experience was to teach him to transfer trust…
View original post 1,489 more words