Friday, November 05, 2010

Entirely Sufficient


God will so orchestrate things in our lives that we cannot cope, the energy drinks and alcohol and pornography and drugs and recreation and therapies we use to medicate ourselves, notwithstanding. He is not punishing us! Nor has the devil broken through God’s protective boundary unauthorized, now to ravage our lives and plans.

This is not a call to “suck it up” and to muster proper strength so God can do something, but an invitation to proper weakness, “so that Christ's power may rest on me.” (2 Cor 12:9)

Only then is God’s grace discovered to be entirely sufficient. And, dear God, it is!

6 comments:

  1. Gary Kirkham8:50 PM

    Amen

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  2. Lori Simmonsrose8:50 PM

    And I must agree! AMEN!!!

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  3. Karen Fries8:51 PM

    Good reminder.

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  4. Jalaine Martel8:51 PM

    Very well said, Ralph!!!

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  5. Brent Harris8:53 PM

    Painfully & wonderfully true!

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  6. Gregory Dale8:53 PM

    Thank you Ralph for reminding me of where my strength comes from.

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