Grace Sufficient

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Throughout history, God has chosen feeble human vessels to do His work in unlikely circumstances. Here are a few examples from the Bible: Jonah, who hightailed it out of there but eventually repented and brought a nation to repentance; David, a shepherd boy who became king of God’s chosen people; and Mary, a teenage girl who birthed and raised Jesus, God-made-flesh. Each one had a choice of whether to follow God’s leading or to disobey. They weren’t all perfect, and they didn’t all choose obedience the first time every time, but there are two patterns that I notice about these folks: 1) they had a plan, but God changed it dramatically, and 2) God’s power was “made perfect in [their] weakness” (God’s words in 2 Corinthians 12:9). Continue reading “Grace Sufficient”