The weakness of God

Joseph Goebbels, the Nazi Propagandist, used to refer to Mahatma Gandhi as a fool and a fanatic, because he didn’t have the sense to build a military organization. Goebbels was certain that Gandhi, who was deeply influenced by Christ’s Sermon on the Mount, couldn’t succeed following a path of non-resistance and peaceful revolution. Yet as history played itself out, India peacefully won her independence while the Nazi military machine was destroyed. What Goebbels regarded as weakness actually turned out to be strength. What he thought of as strength turned out to be weakness.
It reminds me of those words of Scripture that say “The foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weakness of God is stronger than men.”
Life’s real winners ultimately are those who abandon the discredited philosophies of this world and follow the teaching and example of Jesus.

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