God Displays His Power in Our Weakness – Beloved Women – July 7, 2022
“Go,” he told him, “wash in the Pool of Siloam” (this word means “Sent”). So the man went and washed, and came home seeing. - John 9:7 NIV
Can you imagine coming into the presence of God one way and leaving another? This was the experience of the blind man. He met Jesus as a blind man, and when he left his presence, he could see.
Some wondered whether he was the man that had been born blind. Even after he said, “I am the man,” they didn’t believe. When questioned how his eyes were opened, he responded: “The man they call Jesus made some mud and put it on my eyes. He told me to go to Siloam and wash. So I went and washed, and then I could see.” (John 9: 11 NIV)
Sometimes God allows the circumstances of our lives to back us into a corner, that only He can get us out of. This is not happenstance, but by design. When God displays His power in our weakness, it magnifies His greatness before others, who may not have a relationship with Him yet. It may be that God is using the difficult and impossible situations of our lives, so that He can display his power for those who are watching from afar. If you find yourself inundated with weakness, be encouraged, trust God, and know that this is when God’s power is best displayed.
Dear Lord, help me to trust that you are able to display your power, in spite of my weakness. May I trust in your strength and not my own. In Jesus’ Name, I pray, Amen.
How might God be displaying His power in your weakness?
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Originally published Thursday, 07 July 2022.