Summary: A study on our frailty and the fact that we need to rely on God
Thank God I’m Frail!
Me in high school
Relied on the guy above me
Would you ever try to hire the least qualified?
We don’t look for the weakest person
That’s what’s great about our relationship with God
He sees the potential in people
He looks past our weakness
Story from the OT- Gideon
Read Judges 6:11-18
People in the Bible that God used
Noah, Moses, Saul, David, Nehemiah, Paul, Peter
Have you ever looked at yourself and not seen the potential?
I’m a loser, I’m worthless, I have no talents
This attitude prevents us from being used by God
Do you think he felt qualified to lead?
Do you think that he though he had warrior potential?
God sees potential in everyone!
Read Judges 7:1-18
God helped Gideon pick his 300 men
God was with Gideon every step of the way
The Midianite and Amalekite armies were numberless
How would you feel with those 300 men?
What if God ask you to confront a co-worker or friend?
What if that’s just not your personality?
God may be asking you to lead a small group
He may be leading you to do more ministries
If He is, I promise, He will work through you
We all have gifts, but even in our weakness, God uses us
When He chooses you, He will work through you!
Read Judges 7:19-25
Will you always be successful?
Sometimes we fail because is teaching us to rely on Him
Too many of us try to do it ourselves
I think I can
I think I can’t
God isn’t needed in these instances
Power of positive thinking, self-help
If this worked, they wouldn’t be stacked on bookshelves
I know I can’t, but I can through Christ
Allow your weakness to be used by God and you will grow in Him!
You see, God’s power is perfected in our weakness
We are all weak
We are all frail
You don’t have to worry about doing life alone anymore
When weak people allow God to use them, God’s power shines
*For a better understanding of the flow of the sermon, listen online at www.godshere.org.