Grace For The Journey
The Bible says in Isaiah 41:10, “Do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” Consider the ocean and be encouraged today. Those who live near an ocean can call this picture to mind easily . . . some of us may need to recall the last time we stood before the vast, unending sea and set that picture in your mind. Do you have it?
Now consider this . . .
Until you can drain
This immense body of water dry,
God’s ocean of omnipotence
Is always available to meet you
In your place of deepest need.
The only way to fear not
Or not be dismayed
Is to stand upon the faithful,
Loving promises of God!
God has given you everything you need to do everything He is calling you to do. Make no mistake, no weapon formed can ever come up against you and overcome the power of the Most High God that is at work within you.
Think about it this way . . .
The Creator of the universe –
The One who made the earth
And hung it on nothing
And directs it in its orbit . . .
The One who continually fuels
The flaming furnace of the sun
. . . The One who commanded
The morning to begin and the day to dawn
. . . the One who closed the floodgates
Of the sea set limits which it cannot pass
– This is the One who has promises
To strengthen and sustain you
For the work He has set before you.
You are swimming in the ocean of His omnipotence, and with every stroke, you are strengthened by His righteous right hand. God is not like man, for He cannot lie, nor does He promise and not fulfill His Word (Numbers 23:19). When He said, “I will strengthen you and help you,” He means what He said!
It is impossible that God could fail you,
Regardless of what it is you are facing today.
God cannot “over-promise” Himself, for the Bible tells us that every promise He makes to us is “Yes” and “Amen” in Christ Jesus (2 Corinthians 1:20).
So, regardless of where this finds you today, do not fear and do not be dismayed. You may be facing mountainous obstacles, but what is that to Omnipotence? Keep these words of the prophet Isaiah with you today and stand upon them every day God gives to you. Your ocean of omnipotence is overflowing and fully available to you if you will but dip your toe in it and believe this undeniable and unwavering truth:
Greater is the power that is in you
Than any power that comes up against you!
As a matter of fact, don’t just dip your toe in God’s ocean of Omnipotence, go ahead a plunge all the way in!
This is God’s Word For Today … This Is Grace For The Journey
Rest and Rejoice in this eternal truth!
Ephesians 4:7 – “But to each one of us grace has been given as Christ apportioned it.”
Hebrews 4:16 – “Let us then approach the throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.”