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The Magnitude of Grace !!!!!!

08 Nov
The Magnitude of Grace !!!!!!

My grace is sufficient for thee; for my strength is made perfect in weakness. (2 Corinthians 12:9)

Our weakness should be prized as making room for divine strength. We might never have known the power of grace if we had not felt the weakness of nature. Blessed be the Lord for the thorn in the flesh, and the messenger of Satan, when they drive us to the strength of God.

This is a precious word from our Lord’s own lip. It has made the writer laugh for joy. God’s grace enough for me! I should think it is. Is not the sky enough for the bird and the ocean enough for the fish? The All-Sufficient is sufficient for my largest want. He who is sufficient for earth and heaven is certainly able to meet the case of one poor worm like me.

Let us, then, fall back upon our God and His grace. If He does not remove our grief, He will enable us to bear it. His strength shall be poured into us till the worm shall thresh the mountains, and a nothing shall be victor over all the high and mighty ones. It is better for us to have God’s strength than our own; for if we were a thousand times as strong as we are, it would amount to nothing in the face of the enemy; and if we could be weaker than we are, which is scarcely possible, yet we could do all things through Christ.

C.H. Spurgeon, Faith’s Checkbook

 

 
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Posted by on November 8, 2014 in C.H. Spurgeon, Christianity, Faith, Religion

 

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6 responses to “The Magnitude of Grace !!!!!!

  1. Denine Taylor

    November 8, 2014 at 11:29 am

    Is not the sky enough for the bird and the ocean enough for the fish? Love this, so true!

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  2. Cynthia Reyes

    November 8, 2014 at 2:41 pm

    “Our weakness should be prized as making room for divine strength. We might never have known the power of grace if we had not felt the weakness of nature. Blessed be the Lord for the thorn in the flesh, and the messenger of Satan, when they drive us to the strength of God.”
    AMEN!

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  3. kiwiskan

    November 8, 2014 at 3:16 pm

    and the older I get, the more true I find this to be…

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    • Levi Thetford

      November 8, 2014 at 4:48 pm

      I am the same way. I suppose the more mature we become as believers the more we can see it.

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