Sufficient Grace

Sunbaked Mud in Desert2 Co 12:9 “But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me”.

“Gentleman,” said Charles Spurgeon on Friday to his ministerial students, “there are many passages of scripture, which you will never understand until some trying or singular experience shall interpret them to you.

The other evening I was riding home after a heavy day’s work; I was wearied and sourly depressed; and swiftly and suddenly as a lightning flash, that text laid hold on me: My grace is sufficient for thee! On reaching home, I looked it up in the original, and at last it came to me this way; MY grace is sufficient for THEE. ‘Why’, I said to myself, ‘I should think it is!’ and I burst out laughing.

It seemed to make unbelief so absurd. It was as though some little fish, being very thirsty, was troubled about drinking the river dry; and Father Thames said: ‘Drink away, little fish, my stream is sufficient for thee!’

Harvest-mice-on-an-ear-of-004Or as if a little mouse in the granaries of Egypt, after seven years of plenty, feared lest it die of famine, and Joseph said, ‘Cheer up, little mouse, my granaries are sufficient for thee!’

Man on MountainAgain, I imagined a man away up yonder on the mountain saying to himself, ‘I fear I shall exhaust all the oxygen in the atmosphere.’ But the earth cries; ‘Breath away, O man, and fill thy lungs; My atmosphere is sufficient for thee!’”

Little fish, little mouse and little human: Indeed, God’s grace is sufficient for even you!

(From this Verse by Robert J. Morgan)


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