Date: January 30, 2000

Series: The New Covenant Lifestyle

Speaker: Steve Hixon

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Strength Through Weakness
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Strength Through Weakness
God uses cracked pots to show His power
2 Corinthians 4:7-12

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“...we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us.”

“...there was given me a thorn in my flesh...Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me. But he said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness." Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ's power may rest on me. For when I am weak, then I am strong.”

Paul the apostle,
2 Cor 12

The Principle: (7)

The Proof: (8-9)

The Paradox: (10-12)

Life Responses:
When has God used a weakness of yours to demonstrate His strength?
When did you feel inadequate and God’s adequacy came through?
Were you first attracted to Christianity by God working through someone else’s weakness?

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