Precept Upon Precept Lesson 6
The Path of the
“The Strong Man” “One Who Depends Upon God”
Jeremiah 17:5 1 Corinthians 1:27
Thus says the Lord, “Cursed is the man who trusts in but God has chosen the foolish things of the world to
mankind And makes flesh his strength, And whose shame the wise, and God has chosen the weak things
heart turns away from the Lord. of the world to shame the things which are strong,
2 Corinthians 12:9
Psalm 33:16-17 “My grace is sufficient for you, for power is
The king is not saved by a mighty army; A warrior is perfected in weakness.” Most gladly, therefore, I will
not delivered by great strength. rather boast about my weaknesses, so that the power
A horse is a false hope for victory; Nor does it of Christ may dwell in me.
deliver anyone by its great strength. John 15:5
Habakkuk 1:11 “I am the vine, you are the branches; he who abides
. But they will be held guilty, They whose strength is in Me and I in him, he bears much fruit, for apart
their god.” from Me you can do nothing.
James 4:6 Trust in the Lord with all your heart And do not lean
But He gives a greater grace. Therefore it says, on your own understanding. In all your ways
“God is opposed to the proud, but gives grace to the acknowledge Him, And He will make your paths
Ezekiel 33:13 Jeremiah 9:23-24
“When I say to the righteous he will surely live, and “Let not a wise man boast of his wisdom, and let not
he so trusts in his righteousness that he commits the mighty man boast of his might, let not a rich man
iniquity, none of his righteous deeds will be boast of his riches; but let him who boasts boast of
remembered; but in that same iniquity of his which this, that he understands and knows Me, that I am
he has committed he will die. the Lord who exercises lovingkindness, justice and
righteousness on earth; for I delight in these things,”
Zechariah 4:6 declares the Lord.
‘Not by might nor by power, but by My Spirit,’ says Galatians 2:20
the Lord of hosts. “I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no
longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life
“Truly, truly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son
falls into the earth and dies, it remains alone; but if of God, who loved me and gave Himself up for me.
it dies, it bears much fruit. “He who loves his life
[The High & Holy One] says“I dwell on a high and
loses it, and he who hates his life in this world will
holy place, And also with the contrite and lowly of
keep it to life eternal. “If anyone serves Me, he must
spirit In order to revive the spirit of the lowly And to
follow Me; and where I am, there My servant will be
revive the heart of the contrite.
also; if anyone serves Me, the Father will honor him.
Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of
BOTH GIDEON & SAMSON
who by faith conquered kingdoms… from weakness were made strong Hebrews 11:33-34
Adapted from “Walking in Weakness, The Path of the Mighty”
Tract by Martin Bennett, Last Days Ministries, Lindale, TX
BS'D B'Siata Dashmaya -“with the help of heaven”