Delight in Your Weakness

Each time he said, “My grace is all you need. My power works best in weakness.” So now I am glad to boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ can work through me.

(2 Corinthians 12:9 NLT)

Over the course of my teaching career, I’ve had to be evaluated a couple of times. Although I passed my first evaluation, I didn’t think it was my best work. In fact, the evaluation wasn’t something I wanted to keep in my professional profile. However, God spoke to my heart about keeping it for my records, so that I (and others) could look back and see how He had taken my areas of weakness and turned them into strengths. In today’s passage, Paul, too, boasted gladly about his weakness because he recognized that the power of God worked best through his weakness. Learn to delight in your weakness, so that the power of God can work through you too.

God’s power works best through our weakness.

Published by risingwiththeson

Farah obtained her Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree (with a double major in English and Religious Studies) from the University of Toronto, where she also completed her Bachelor of Education (OISE). While she enjoys teaching, writing gives Farah equal pleasure. She began to exercise this passion with the publication of "Rising with the Son," her daily devotional blog. It is designed to help strengthen the faith of her readers in Jesus. Through her writing, it is Farah's wish to inspire others and help them develop a closer relationship with God and His Son, Jesus Christ.

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