Impossible

<<unattainable>>

As promised in His Word, what God has said, He will do, for it is impossible for Him to lie (Gen 21:1; Num 23:19; Tit 1:2). Is anything too hard for God? (Gen 18:14; Jer 32:17,27). Every promise of God will come true (2 Cor 1:20). Confidence in God is being sure He will do whatever He says even though it defies human logic and understanding (Rom 4:20,21; Heb 11:11).  “Without faith it is impossible to please God” (Mt 17:20; Heb 11:6). He requires steadfastness of spirit, uprightness of life and character from us, together with courage to do what we can by taking advantage of the opportunities that come. Don’t be defeated by what seems too hard for difficult is not synonymous with impossible.

Tackle the big jobs in small segments. David was able to defeat Goliath because he relied on God’s help. Having already killed a lion and bear in the past he could now confidently take on a bigger spiritual enemy. Our testimony should be, “I can do all things through Him who gives me strength” (Phil 4:13).

What is impossible with limited human strength alone is an opportunity for God to show His power such as when He used just 300 men, obedient to His strategy, to defeat a vast enemy army (Jdg 7:7, 8:10).

When faced with an impossible situation focus on God, His love, purposes and promises, rather than centering your attention and emotional energy on the problem that is against

       Doubt limits, faith believes

you.  In expectancy, as you start to praise Him, true perspective is gained and this gives Him the opportunity to work in a greater measure on your behalf. A lack of faith in God’s ability hinders Him working (Mt 13:58; Mk 6:5,6).

God won’t ask you to do anything that you and He together can’t handle.  Don’t limit God by assuming something is not possible.  What is impossible with man is possible with God who is all-powerful (omnipotent) and able to arrange the situations to fulfill His purposes (Lk 1:37, 18:27). It is impossible to be separated from God’s love (Rom 8:35-39). Although difficult, it is not impossible for a wealthy person to humble themselves before God and acknowledge their money can’t buy salvation, for it is only through the grace of God (by applying the blood of Christ) we are able to enter heaven (Mt 19:23,24; Jn 14:6; Act 4:12; Eph 2:8,9; Heb 10:4)

Without the Holy Spirit’s help, it is impossible to live a holy life.

See also: belief, doubts, faith, omnipotent, possible, unbelief.


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