Comfort in Our Weakness

“This morning I take great comfort in knowing that I am one of the truly weak things of the world.” – Elder Bednar

What an interesting statement. (I love it!) Why “take comfort” in knowing you are weak?

Because there seems to be a marvelous formula in the scriptures: When you are made aware of your weakness, and God’s greatness and God’s love for you, you have a chance to humble yourself (Ether 12:27), yield to the enticings of the Spirit (Mosiah 3:19), and suddenly find yourself being used to “confound the wise” (1 Cor 1:27) – even though you are still weak!

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