God’s Grace

god's grace

2 Corinthians 12 – 7, 8, 9, 10

7 – And lest I should be exalted above measure by the abundance of the revelations, a thorn in the flesh was given to me, a messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I be exalted above measure.

8 – Concerning this thing I pleaded with the Lord three times that it might depart from me.

9 – And He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for your strength is made perfect in weakness.”  Therefore most gladly I will rather boast in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.

10 – Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in needs, in persecutions, in distresses, for Christ’s sake.  For when I am weak, then I am strong.

The Bible doesn’t exactly state what Paul’s infirmity was.   None-the-less it was something that was bothering him, and he asked the Lord 3 times that it might depart from him.  God had a plan though, He knew that the infirmity would keep Paul strong and focused to continue on the path that God had ordained for him, and it did.   Paul was amazing; he was persecuted in so many ways, yet he continued to move forward with God’s plan.

I too have also been inflicted with an infirmity derived from my Multiple Sclerosis; I have been numb from my waist down since I was 32, and I am now 62.   I used to pace the floor at night praying that God would remove the numbness from me.   Again, God is amazing.   He knew that I was going to acquire Osteoporosis, due to my lack of knowledge.    He spared me from 50% of the pain that I would have felt, due to my numbness, from the 3 major bones that I have broken.  Please go to my website http://www.peggynilo.com  and read “My Path” to see how God has been guiding me to His Divine Presence, to do His will.

I would love to hear how God is inspiring your life.   My email address is mypathyourpath@aol.com

Here is a special song for you: Somewhere Over the Rainbow

About PeggyNilo

PEGGY NILO   Peggy Nilo was born on September 26th, 1951, in Fairbanks, Alaska, to gentle, courageous parents who survived what was known as the gold rush territory.  She has four siblings, all sisters (she was the middle child).  Two of her sisters have since passed.  Peggy was a very shy child, and this timid nature followed her through high school and into married life.  But, her life took a dramatic turn when she stumbled upon Karaoke.  This form of self expression was a very essential part of the spiritual journey that embraced her soul.  911 then swiftly awakened her longing to get back to her spirituality and the whole essence of life itself – GOD. Peggy will lead you down a majestic path, as to how GOD personally contacted her and changed her life.  She in turn, would like to hear of your personal journey with GOD and how He is changing your life for possible submission in her upcoming publication…
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