SERMONS, OUTLINES, ILLUSTRATIONS, AND PREACHING IDEAS

HOW TO DISCOVER STRENGTH WHERE YOU ARE WEAK!

by Fenton Moorhead


HOW TO DISCOVER STRENGTH WHERE YOU ARE WEAK!

Sunday evening, February 17, 1991

I. TWO CRUCIAL CONFESSIONS:

1. My belief in who Christ is. Mark 8:29

2. My belief in who I am. Acts 14:15

II. WHAT DOES MY HUMANITY MEAN?

"God has chosen to do His extraordinary work through ordinary
people!"

II Cor. 4:7 "But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show
that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us."

"JARS OF CLAY"...WERE ORDINARY, HAD FLAWS, WOULD BREAK EASILY,
LIMITATIONS

Heb. 11:32 "And what more shall I say? I do not have time to
tell about Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah, David, Samuel and
the prophets, who through faith conquered kingdoms,
administered justice, and gained what was promised; who shut the
mouths of lions, quenched the fury of the flames, and escaped
the edge of the sword; whose weakness was turned to
strength...."

WEAKNESS: ANY LIMITATION IN MY LIFE I CAN'T CHANGE.

I Cor. 1:27 "But God chose the foolish things of the world to
shame the wise; God chose the weak things of the world to shame
the strong." "WEAK" ASTHENES, WITHOUT STRENGTH

"All God's giants have been weak people." Hudson Taylor

III. BENEFITS OF ADMITTING WEAKNESSES:

1. It causes dependance on God.

I Cor. 1:28-29 "He chose the lowly things of this world and the
despised things--and the things that are not--to nullify the
things that are, so that no one may boast before him."

II Cor. 12:9 But he said to me, "My grace is sufficient for
you, for my power is made perfect in w ...

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