He gives strength to the weary, and to him who lacks might He increases power.
A little farther on in this chapter, God gives the key to how to obtain this strength and power from God in verse 31.
That verse says we are to wait for the Lord. That waiting is not a finger-drumming, toe-tapping, hurry-up-God, kind of wait. This is a looking for, a hoping in, and expecting God to act on our behalf.
There are two kinds of hoping. One is a “Oh, I hope something good happens.”
The kind of hope spoken of here is a trusting in who God is—the all-seeing, all-powerful God who loves me beyond my comprehension. The God who knows the end from the beginning, who has my best interest at heart. The God whose purpose is to mature me through all circumstances. The God who I put my faith and trust in to do what’s best for me, even if I can’t see the purpose today. It’s a trusting in His best for me at all times. A quiet expectation based on these truths.
Are you in need of His strength and power today? Ask Him.
Lord Jesus, I rest in Your arms knowing You are in control,
Because You love me beyond measure, and are for me and not against me,
I look for and expect You to act in Your perfect timing and way.
Thank You for Your provision.
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