God lifts up the weak, works through them, thereby shaming the strong

Scripture references

1 Corinthians 1:27 (ASV)

27but God chose the foolish things of the world, that he might put to shame them that are wise; and God chose the weak things of the world, that he might put to shame the things that are strong;

1 Thessalonians 5:14 (ASV)

14And we exhort you, brethren, admonish the disorderly, encourage the fainthearted, support the weak, be longsuffering toward all.


Three humble believers, burdened with the glaring need reach the married women, cast-off wives and widows of China with the word of God, established a Women's Bible School without any financial support. God supplied all that was required by raising up Chinese Christians to support the effort.
Jonathan Goforth was becoming overwhelmed with the load of work he had to bear and decided to trust God’s promise to supply their every need, and so, with his wife he took the need to God in prayer. Two days later, as unexpected as "rain falling from a clear sky," God perfectly met their need by using an unlikely man.
Mr. Doong was a disheveled, sickly, uneducated man. Yet after meeting Jesus he was so transformed that Rosalind Goforth hardly recognized him, and she never imagined how powerfully God would use the man. Truly God had chosen the humble to shame the wise.