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Weakness is an attribute few willingly embrace. Strength and self-reliance, not weakness and dependence are valued. Competitiveness, achievement addiction and image are friends, submission and servanthood, sworn enemies. But the Kingdom of God is populated with oxymorons. “Weakness is strength” is one of those oxymorons. Kingdom weakness is the absence of arrogance, conceit and self-importance. …

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Anyone who has attended church for any period of time has heard stories about David, the tenderhearted warrior.  David, the adolescent would-be-king of Israel who defeated the giant, Goliath, while the army of Israel looked on in disbelief and envy.  David, immortalized in song as having slain ten thousand men.  David, who authored many of …

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Adam and Eve were created in the image of God, but they were not robots. Endowed by the Creator with free will. They had the ability to make decisions independent of God. Knowing His children would choose to disobey Him. The Lord designed beforehand a plan of redemption— Jesus’s crucifixion and resurrection. God so loved us …

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Who likes being called a weakling? Having sand kicked in your face? Greeted with a hello wedgie? Weakness is an attribute few embrace, especially us who value and protect our independence. rely upon strength and self-reliance, not weakness and dependence. endorse competitiveness, achievement and image. consider submission and being second for losers. Nonetheless, in God’s Kingdom …

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