Recalling the reason we have trials and tribulations. As hard as it is, may I remember to praise God during the hard times as well.
“For you see your calling, brethren, that not many wise according to the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called. But God has chosen the foolish things of the world to put to shame the wise, and God has chosen the weak things of the world to put to shame the things which are mighty; and the base things of the world and the things which are despised God has chosen, and the things which are not, to bring to nothing the things that are, that no flesh should glory in His presence.” —1 Corinthians 1:26-29
Weakness gets a bad rap. We hear that all cruelty stems from weakness, that it creates cowardice, that it’s a sign of poor character. When stories are told of weak men, they become synonymous with venality, cheapness, bitterness and vulgarity. Weak people are described as small, mean, scrawny…
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