Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go. – Joshua 1:9
Name something more powerful than God. Can you? Can you name something half as powerful as Him, or 1/10 as powerful? How about 1/1000000000 as powerful. God is immeasurable in power and might. The word used to describe this is “omnipotence.”
Omnipotence means all or infinitely powerful, and it has been used historically and theologically to describe the character and nature of God. But think about what it means for us, when we wake up or go through the day and feel down or afraid. (Or both!)
Imagine what it means to have all power. God thinks about creating the universe, and it comes into existence. God thinks it will be good for there to be solar systems, and there they are. God imagines cells and quarks and bird and people, and they come into being. God knows you need courage and strength and…
We can be strong, because our Father is strong. He is all-powerful!