2 Corinthians 12:9 (ESV) But Jesus said to me, “My grace (favor and power) is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” As we face weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities, this promise is especially comforting to us. This is a reminder that our weakness is an avenue for God to move in power. To help us embrace this promise, we will to at the context in which Jesus spoke this to Paul.