So often we spend time trying to either overcome or hide our weaknesses. But what if our weaknesses are the very places God wants to display His power in our lives? “It is only in Scripture that we are encouraged to embrace our weaknesses and through them experience a power that we could never know otherwise,” writes author Dan Schaeffer. In this excerpt of The Power of Weakness, Dan Schaeffer encourages us to embrace our weaknesses with contentment and trust God’s power and strength to truly transform us into the image of Christ.
- Accepting Reality
- Adjusting Our Perspective
- Kicking a Broken ‘Can’
- Recognizing God’s Power
Dan Schaeffer pastors Shoreline Community Church in Santa Barbara, California. He is an award-winning writer whose articles have appeared in Reader’s Digest and A 3rd Serving of Chicken Soup for the Soul. His books include In Search of the Real Spirit of Christmas, When Faith and Decisions Collide, A Better Country, Restored! and The Power of Weakness.