his grace is sufficient


We all experience times when we feel deflated, boxed in, at the end of our rope and unsure of whether we can keep putting one foot in front of the other. We begin feeling this way when we think that everything depends upon us. We think to ourselves: if I can’t muster enough strength and confidence and intelligence, I’m not going to make it through the challenges I am facing.


When our thoughts turn in that direction, it’s because we’ve forgotten one of the most important truths we always need to remember—it isn’t all about my cleverness, or my ability to “gut it out,” or my resilience in the face of trouble. No, it’s not about us. It’s about Him.

No, it’s not about us. It’s about Him.

God is the one who says, “My grace is sufficient.”

In the midst of our weakness, we can lean on His strength, His wisdom and His power. You and I are weak. He is strong. That’s why Paul could say, “I will rather boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may dwell in me” (2 Corinthians 12:9).

You and I are weak. He is strong.

From my earthly perspective, the torment I’m going through is making me weaker. But from God’s perspective, it’s a different story. For in our brokenness, God is actually setting up a power plan. His power is perfected in my weakness.

So, when you feel stuck, burdened, broken down or without hope, remember that you need to lean on His strength and power to see you through. You can’t do it alone, but His grace is sufficient. And His power is perfected in your weakness.

Tony Evans Dr. Tony Evans is the founder and senior pastor of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas, founder and president of The Urban Alternative and...

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