Thursday, April 25, 2013

Weakness and Strength

I used the following two quotes in a previous post, but I'm using them again because they fit in with this post, as well.

"... satan will attack weak spots..." - Max Lucado

"satan ... ... works through or takes advantage of our weaknesses..." - Joyce Meyer

I've learned in study that Christ's strength is made perfect in weakness.

And He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.” - 2 Corinthians 12:9a (NKJV)

I believe it could be possible that satan works through our weaknesses because he believes that is where he can do the most damage and destruction. That might be why he takes advantage of and attacks our weaknesses. If that is the case... then, the very place(s) where satan can do the most damage are the same place(s) where God's strength is perfected.

A lady recently commented on my blog saying, "What the enemy has tried to use to destroy me God is using to bring Him glory."

God uses for good what satan tries to use for bad.

(Romans 8:28)

And, remember...

Satan does not have the power that God does.

Even satan's greatest strength does not compare to the strength of God!

So, in your weaknesses (OCD and/or other), you don't have to feel defeated. You don't have to be defeated. Because, with God, you are not defeated.

" ... In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world." - John 16:33b

Disclaimer: I am not a doctor, nor do I work in the health field. I am not an expert in anything faith-related, nor do I work in a faith-related area. The things I write are things I've learned and/or things I believe. I learned them from sermons, Bible teacher(s), Bible study, life, and/or etc. I take things I've learned and see how I believe they could be applied to OCD based on my experiences, etc. with OCD. I am not saying to use any of the things on this blog as treatment. Maybe you'll find some things in my blog posts to help you on top of whatever treatment method(s) you have chosen/choose to use or not use for your OCD, but you do so at your own risk. I am not responsible for any of your choices, actions, decisions. I am not responsible for any of your results, nor your lack of results. I have read something similar or the same as this in the past from a Bible teacher: If anything I ever write doesn't line up with God's Word, please throw it out.

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