Our theme for the week is strength. There is physical strength, but there is also strength of character. Strength gives us the ability to endure and accomplish more. In difficult times we call upon strength to push through. Strength gives us the ability to aim higher and run farther.
The source of our greatest strength is not found in ourselves. It is found in Jesus. We are reminded in Philippians 4:13 that we can do all things through Christ who gives us strength. If we are relying upon our own strength we will not get far.
Human strength is fleeting. It runs out. You may be physically strong today, but one day age or illness will take that strength from you.
Human strength is also limited. Eventually you will encounter forces that are stronger than yourself. You may be strong, but there is always something or someone who is stronger.
But God’s strength endures. God’s strength is always replenished. And there is no force in the universe that is stronger. There is nothing that stands against God’s strength. So if we are to find true strength, it will be God’s strength.
This week we will look into how we tap into God’s strength: