When I Am Weak

Author: Emily Acker — Host: Andrew StevensPosted on: September 1, 2022

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When I Am Weak

I might feel weak, not ready to face the bullies I see around me. I might
feel weak, not prepared for a health battle in front of me. I might feel
weak, unable to stand up for myself. I might feel weak but I serve a God
who is strong.

You will have days when life gets to you and you feel weak. You will have
days when you are tired. But even on those days, God is strong, and He is
prepared to be there for you.

Again and again, the Bible talks about God giving us strength (Psalm
18:30-36; Ephesians 3:14-21). When we are worn out and we don’t feel ready
for the things that are coming up in our lives, we can ask Him to make us

The Bible talks about God being there for us. Sometimes, all it takes to
feel stronger and ready for anything is knowing that someone is with us and
we don’t have to deal with things on our own.

When I am weak, God has the chance to show me just how strong He is.

When I am weak, I can grow closer to God and accept the help He offers.

When I am weak, God can work through me.

Being weak does not always have to be a negative thing. • Emily Acker

• Can you think of a time you felt weak? Do you feel weak today?

• Has God ever surprised you with the kind of help He gave you when you
were weak?

That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in
hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am
strong. 2 Corinthians 12:10 (NIV)


Read Verses:

Psalm 31:9-Psalm 31:10; Isaiah 40:28-Isaiah 40:31; Romans 8:26; 2 Corinthians 12:10