• “Whether we’re married or single, with children or childless, at every season of life if we are trying to find fulfillment and contentment and joy through anything or anyone other than Christ Himself, we’re setting ourselves up for disappointment.” – Elisabeth Elliott

Admission of Weakness by Nancy Leigh DeMoss 12/14/11

Nancy Leigh DeMoss: I once talked with a group of full-time Christian workers on the topic, “Potential Pitfalls of Ministry.” I was tempted to speak as if I never fell in the pitfalls—like I had it all together.

The truth though was at that point in my life, I was perilously close to several of those pitfalls myself.

I had to admit to those Christian workers that I needed this message as much as anyone. As a speaker, I needed to be honest about my own weakness and my need for God’s grace.

Psalm 138:6 says, “Though the LORD is on high, yet He regards the lowly; but the proud He knows from afar.” What opportunity has God given you today to humble yourself and express your need?

With Seeking Him, I’m Nancy Leigh DeMoss.

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