Sometimes we feel our flaws are insurmountable, so we do our best to hide them and forget them. But God wants us to bring our flaws to Him—to recognize them and let His grace redeem them for His glory, just as He did for so many people throughout the Scriptures.
What insufficiencies in your life do you struggle to believe God can overcome?
Despite Jacob's methods, God fulfilled His covenant promise to him and his fathers.
"I am God Almighty; . . . A nation and a community of nations will come from you, and kings will be among your descendants." – Genesis 35:11
The Lord worked through Moses to lead His people out of slavery and demonstrate His wonders to the surrounding nations.
"I am making a covenant with you. Before all your people I will do wonders never before done in any nation in all the world." – Exodus 34:10
God brought the Messiah from the line of Leah, not Rachel.
"She conceived again, and when she gave birth to a son she said, 'This time I will praise the Lord.' So she named him Judah." – Genesis 29:35
God extended His amazing grace to Rahab, making her an ancestor of Jesus the Messiah.
"Salmon the father of Boaz, whose mother was Rahab, Boaz the father of Obed, whose mother was Ruth, Obed the father of Jesse, and Jesse the father of King David." – Matthew 1:5-6
God promises David that his throne will last eternally—a promise fulfilled in Jesus Christ."Your house and your kingdom will endure forever before me; your throne will be established forever." – 2 Samuel 7:16
THE WOMAN AT THE WELL
After encountering Christ, she became an evangelist for the Gospel.
"Many of the Samaritans from that town believed in him because of the woman's testimony, 'He told me everything I ever did.'" – John 4:39
God worked through the disciples to establish His global church through the spread of the Gospel.
"And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age." – Matthew 28:2
What insufficiencies in your life do you struggle to believe God can overcome? Take a minute and write them down.
Lift these up to God in prayer, remembering:
Lord, thank You that Your grace is sufficient for me.