Praise in My Weakness

My family and I have been sick the past couple days, and it has left me feeling very weak and without energy. This poem is compiled of several Bible verses (reworded of course to fit the poem), as well as some of my own declarations of praise to the God who is with us in our weakness!

 

Lord, you give strength to the drained, and you increase the power of the weak!

When my will is gone and my flesh gives out, yours is the face I will seek!

When my soul is tired and weary with sorrow, your Word will be my light!

You are my Father who guides me always, ensuring that I am alright.

You are my shepherd and I am your sheep! You will not lead me astray!

When I am lost on the path, and I can’t carry on, You guide me, show me the way!

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How Can We Uphold the Weak?

“Now we exhort you, brethren, warn those who are unruly, comfort the fainthearted, uphold the weak, be patient with all.” –I Thessalonians 5:14 NKJV

 

As I was reading this verse last night, I was especially interested in the “uphold the weak” portion. What does that mean? Who are the weak? How do we uphold them? Here is my take on the matter:

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