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2 Corinthians 12:8-9a Three times I appealed to the Lord about this, that it would leave me, but he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for power is made perfect in weakness.”
Hard, awful things happen in this broken world. Nothing we can do will change that fact. Bad things happen, and they will happen to good people we love, or to us. “My grace is sufficient for you” means that we find strength in our faith. God’s sufficient grace and weakness-perfecting power means grace teaches us to see a new picture. Out of pain, suffering, crucifixion, and death comes wonder, glory, and resurrection.
MOVING FORWARD: How has God’s strength helped you bear a burden with grace?