This month’s focus is God Gives Me Strength.
He gives power to the faint, and to him who has no might he increases strength. Even youths shall faint and be weary, and young men shall fall exhausted; but they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint. Isaiah 40: 29 - 31
God Promises His Strength
Excerpt from the First 15 Devotional (to read the whole devotion please click HERE)
Creator God in his infinite wisdom and love chose to create mankind knowing full well that we would choose our ways over his. We’re made with a terrible capacity to live out of our own strength. As a result, we see in both Scripture and our own lives incredible failures—examples of our collective weakness played out before our very eyes... The world is plagued by the weakness of those who inhabit it. But, the Bible also contains incredible stories of the victories of God’s people. The list goes on and on: Moses and the Egyptians, David and Goliath, Samson and the Philistines, and the early church spreading the gospel across the world despite insurmountable odds. And along with all the stories of victory, Scripture also contains many stories of failure. So, what made the difference? What separates the stories of success from the stories of failure? The difference is found in the people ofGod allowing God to be their strength. Success in Scripture came solely when God was made strong in man’s weakness.
Do you want to read more related to our monthly theme?
If so, click on the devotions below:
● Strength for Today by Bonny Mulder-Behnia
● The Strength You Need for Today by Marshall Segal
● Strength for Your Struggle by Micca Campbell
● Strength in the Struggle by Brian Bowden
● God Goes Where You Go by Martha Noebel
● God Gives Us Strength by Sandals Church Kids