Handicap Strength!!

God ain’t not joke! He flips the script on just about anything man thinks he/she has figured out! Who knew that a handicap would be one of our greatest attributes? The Message Bible paraphrased Paul’s thorn dilemma perfectly in 2 Corinthians 12:7-10 and it reads, “Because of the extravagance of those revelations, and so I wouldn’t get a big head, I was given the gift of a handicap to keep me in constant touch with my limitations. Satan’s angel did his best to get me down; what he in fact did was push me to my knees. No danger then of walking around high and mighty! At first I didn’t think of it as a gift, and begged God to remove it. Three times I did that, and then he told me, ‘My grace is enough; it’s all you need. My strength comes into its own in your weakness.’ Once I heard that, I was glad to let it happen. I quit focusing on the handicap and began appreciating the gift. It was a case of Christ’s strength moving in on my weakness. Now I take limitations in stride, and with good cheer, these limitations that cut me down to size—abuse, accidents, opposition, bad breaks. I just let Christ take over! And so the weaker I get, the stronger I become.” Welp….that’s a wrap for me! God takes my handicaps (weaknesses) and covert them into my strengths…..GLORY TO GOD and AMEN!!

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I am a 4given sinner saved by the blood of Christ.
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