Self Acceptance

Key Passage

[Paul said,] Three times I appealed to the Lord about this, that it would leave me, but he said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for power is made perfect in weakness." (2 Corinthians 12:8)

Questions

Adults: What unavoidable weakness in yourself do you struggle to accept?
Children: What have you wished would be different or better about you?

Readings

First Reading • The Lord Speaks to Ezekiel

Ezekiel 2:2-5 (NRSVCE | GNT | MSG | NLT | NRSVACE)

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Psalm

Psalms 123:1-2a, 2bc, 3-4 (NRSVCE | GNT | MSG | NLT | NRSVACE)

Second Reading • Paul's Weakness

2 Corinthians 12:7-10 (NRSVCE | GNT | MSG | NLT | NRSVACE)

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Gospel • Jesus at Nazareth

Mark 6:1-6 (NRSVCE | GNT | MSG | NLT | NRSVACE)

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