Our Weaknesses

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In this Insight for Living video clip, Chuck Swindoll, author, radio broadcaster and Senior Pastor of Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, TX, encourages us to fight against our pride and let our weaknesses show.

Our pride often presses us to hide our weaknesses and faults from our community. Doing so can be exhausting and lead to dishonesty. Letting our cracks show to our friends and family will give us a healthy perspective. God is making us good, but we aren't there yet, so don't pretend to be perfect.

Do you ever feel that you have to be perfect? When is this most prominent? What do you think causes you to believe this?
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Read 2 Corinthians 12:5–10. Paul recognized that his thorn, his frailty, was a good thing given by God so that he would not become arrogant. Which weakness of yours do you think God wants you to be thankful?
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What will you change in your life so that your cracks show? How will you help your friends feel safe to let their cracks show in front of you?
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If you'd like to learn more about living a life of godly character, our friends at Insight for Living recommend Chuck Swindoll's book, Character Counts: Building a Life That Pleases God Bible Companion. To view this resource, click here.