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I Am Strong- God

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God's Power is Unlimited so we do not need to fear.

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You can relax, because God is in Control

Matthew 14:27 AMP
But instantly He spoke to them, saying, Take courage! I AM! Stop being afraid!
Psalm 33:8–9 NIV
Let all the earth fear the Lord; let all the people of the world revere him. For he spoke, and it came to be; he commanded, and it stood firm.

We need to realize that you cannot rightly understand God’s ways at any point until you see them in the light of his sovereignty

We need to realize that you cannot rightly understand God’s ways at any point until you see them in the light of his sovereignty- Packer, J.I.
Packer, J. I. Affirming the Apostles’ Creed. Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books, 2008. Print.

Packer, J. I. Affirming the Apostles’ Creed. Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books, 2008. Print.

You are not in control

The range of our direct causation is exceedingly limited: very decisive so far as it extends, it soon reaches its term. In the interior economy of our spiritual nature it is comparatively great; in the government of our bodily constitution less; in our action upon others it has decreased rapidly; and in our action upon external nature it is gone

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You can relax, because God’s Power Unlimited.

Matthew 14:25 AMP
And in the fourth watch [between 3:00–6:00 a.m.] of the night, Jesus came to them, walking on the sea.
Amplified Bible Chapter 14

25 And in the fourth watch [between 3:00–6:00 a.m.] of the night, Jesus came to them, walking on the sea.

Tertullian says, “For God to will is to be able, and not to will is not to be able.”

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You can relax because God’s Power is Available.

Ephesians 3:20–21 NIV
Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen.
Genesis 17:1 NIV
When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the Lord appeared to him and said, “I am God Almighty; walk before me faithfully and be blameless.

Thus the attribute of omnipotence is made the basis on the one hand, for deep and abiding religious adoration; and on the other, is the ground and firm support for quiet trust and assurance.

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