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Our source of strength

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Announcements Forums Spirit – August 5th, 2018 Our source of strength

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    bruce
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    The golden text this week reads “They that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength.” This is a profound statement which is contrary to the general belief that strength is willfully driven. It is not a human quality, but the reflection or expression of the Almighty. Nelle Reagan (Ronald Reagan’s mother) had inscribed in her Bible “You can be too big for God to use, but you cannot be too small.” This is consistent with Jesus’ statement “whosoever exalteth himself shall be abased; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.” Luke 14: 11. This I take to mean that strength is a sacred trust to be used in God’s service. And then the strength is renewed, not only physical power as needed, but also strength of character, strength of conviction in the supremacy of good, and other appropriate forms of strength.

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    DaleW
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    Thank you for this post! I love this; shows where our heart and mind should be. Speaks to the fact that we (I) have no selfhood apart from God, but with Him, all things are possible.
    And thank you to the Lesson writer for this Lesson!

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    Susanne
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    I love this: “strength is a sacred trust to be used in God’s service” and that I need “strength of conviction in the supremacy of good”.

    Thank you, Bruce, so helpful!

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