Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us. (Ephesians 3:20)
The Lord Jesus Christ waits patiently for us to call out or pray for help when we need it. Many times we become so consumed in the cares of this life that we forget our help comes from the Lord Jesus Christ! He will only release His power into your life when you ask or allow Him to do it.
And He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore most gladly I will rather boast in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.
(2 Corinthians 12:9)
The power of all of heaven is standing at the ready to be released when a Christian will call out to the Lord Jesus Christ with a expectant heart! It is His joy to bring you the total victory!
Casting the whole of your care [all your anxieties, all your worries, all your concerns, once and for all] on Him, for He cares for you affectionately and cares about you watchfully.
(1 Peter 5:7 Amplified Bible)
Personal pride in our own intellect or strength keeps many Christians from calling out to God Almighty when they need help. They feel they have the power in their own strength and resources to overcome the battles and obstacles in life. The Word of God tell us to be strong in the Lord and not in yourself.
Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might.
. . . that your faith should not be in the wisdom of men but in the power of God.
(1 Corinthians 2:5)
God is our refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble.
I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.
Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need.
The righteous cry out, and the LORD hears, And delivers them out of all their troubles.
Many are the afflictions of the righteous, But the LORD delivers him out of them all.
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