It's All Grace

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Walking With A Limp?

As I left my house this morning in somewhat of a hurried slumber, I realized a few minutes later after putting on my shoes, that something felt significantly different.  I looked down to discover I had 2 different shoes on my feet!  They were both grayish in color.  One with light pink trim & one with light turquoise trim, yet both shoes were mostly gray.  What grabbed my attention, was one had a much thicker insole, making my gait display an obvious limp!  This reminded me of a story in Genesis 32 : 24-30

Sometimes God turns a strength into a weakness in order to use us even more.  Jacob was a manipulator who spent his life scheming & then running from the consequences.  One night he  wrestled with God & said, “I’m not letting go until You bless me.”  God said, “Alright.” & then He grabbed Jacob’s thigh & dislocated his hip.

What is the significance of that?  God touched Jacob’s strength – as the thigh muscle is the strongest in the body, & turned it into  a weakness.  From that day forward, Jacob walked with a limp & he could never run away again!  It forced him to lean on God whether he wanted to or not.

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