Do You Question God’s Strength and Ability to Help You?

I will strengthen thee. Isaiah 41:10

God has a strong reserve with which to discharge this power; for He is able to do all things. Until you can drain dry the ocean of omnipotence, until you can break into pieces the towering mountains of almighty strength, you never need fear.

Never think that the strength of man will ever be able to overcome the power of God. While the earth’s huge pillars stand, you have enough reason to stand firm in you faith. The same God who directs the earth in its orbit, Who feeds the burning furnace of the sun, and trims the lamps of heaven, has promised to supply you with daily strength. While He is able to uphold the universe, do not even think that He will be unable to fulfill His own promises.

Remember what He did in the days of old, in the former generations. Remember how He spoke and it was done; how He commanded, and it stood fast. Will He who created the world grow weary? He hangs the world upon nothing; will He who does this be unable to support his children? Will He be unfaithful to his word for lack of power? Who is it that restrains the tempest? Does he not ride upon the wings of the wind, and make the clouds his chariots, and hold the ocean in the hollow of his hand? How can he fail you? When he has put such a faithful promise as this on record, will you for a moment entertain the thought that he has outpromised himself, and gone beyond his power to fulfill? Ah, no! You can no longer doubt!

O You who art my God and my strength, I can believe that this promise will be fulfilled, for the boundless reservoir of Your grace can never be exhausted, and the overflowing storehouse of Your strength can never be emptied by your friends or plundered by Your enemies.

“Now let the feeble all be strong,
And make Jehovah’s arm their song.”

~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon, Morning and Evening [adapted]