In my life I've always said, 'I am blessed with perfect physical health' (note age). I've never experienced a disabling disability due to physical demands of work or play and yet I've prayed over many that suffer with a crippling disability.
I have had a few jobs where physical demands were extreme yet I have a small fr
It started about a week ago when I started a new job though I've done it before, I was totally unprepared physically as I just got off un-employment for a year with no physical activity. It hit me, I strained my back and twisted my knee, the pain was so great I couldn't get up off my bed, or couch without great effort using my upper body strength, everything became hard to do including walking, stooping and sitting! Another employee who started work a week before I did also twisted his knee and as of this writing don't know if he'll be returning to work.
I turned and prayed to God all week while continuing working knowing full well that my future and well-being was in Gods hands (Matthew 19:25-27). Nor did I complain or show any signs of weakness through out my day and just simply prayed and waited. Yes, I did ask God is this how it will end, but now know it was His 'Will' to use me as testimony to His Will, Greatness, and Power!
2 Corinthians 12:9 (NIV)
9 But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.”Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.
Psalm 51:13-17 (NIV)
13 Then I will teach transgressors your ways,
so that sinners will turn back to you.
14 Deliver me from the guilt of bloodshed, O God,
you who are God my Savior,
and my tongue will sing of your righteousness.
15 Open my lips, Lord,
and my mouth will declare your praise.
16 You do not delight in sacrifice, or I would bring it;
you do not take pleasure in burnt offerings.
17 My sacrifice, O God, is a broken spirit;
a broken and contrite heart
Some say I am un-believeably strong, I say to you I am weak, for it is God who has given me the strength as I rejoice, boast, proclaiming His mighty name!
YeeeHaaa... (as tears fall) Thank-you God!
God bless all who trust and believe!