“If I wanted to boast, I would be no fool in doing so, because I would be telling the truth. But I won’t do it, because I don’t want anyone to give me credit beyond what they can see in my life or hear in my message, even though I have received such wonderful revelations from God. So to keep me from becoming proud, I was given a thorn in my flesh, a messenger from Satan to torment me and keep me from becoming proud. Three different times I begged the Lord to take it away. Each time he said, ‘My grace is all you need. My power works best in weakness.’ So now I am glad to boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ can work through me. That’s why I take pleasure in my weaknesses, and in the insults, hardships, persecutions, and troubles that I suffer for Christ. For when I am weak, then I am strong”.
2 Corinthians 12:6-10 NLT
No comparison to Apostle Paul here, but I believe we Believers each have a God-given mission. And most of us have self-induced trepidation standing in the way of that mission. I know I do.
My prayer: LORD, give me supernatural ability to overcome my shortcomings and do the things You Call me to do.
His response: “O.K. My Strength will overcome your weakness. Now, go, in My Name”.
God’s “O.K.” is what I call His Omnipotent Kinetics at work through His Called. It is His all-powerful MOVEMENT through a willing vessel seeking to promote His Kingdom in this world and beyond that manifests His Power in our lives.
As Priscilla Shirer preached on one day, we often pray for miracles while simultaneously never wanting to be placed in positions where a miracle is required. God’s Will be done.