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When I was in my early 20s and a student at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, I was, believe it or not, in pretty good shape. I jogged regularly. I was a karate student. I went to the gym 4-5 times a week. I truly was in good shape.

Now that I’m older, I’m realizing that I’m not what I used to be—by a long shot. My get up and go has done got up and went. I plan my outside chores in shifts now. Sometimes I have to come up for air three times just to tie my shoes. I’m weak compared to what I used to be.

Facing our weaknesses, though, isn’t limited only to the physical. We can struggle spiritually. We can feel weak when it comes to maintaining good relationships with each other, and a good relationship with God as well. We become weak as we struggle with temptation, or any type of difficulty in our life. We may want to do the right thing but we can’t stand on our own.

Thankfully, God tells us today the He will sustain us. In fact, God is the only One who can sustain us.

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