Increasing Your Strength
When you are break a bone, you think it will never heal or be as strong as it was originally. Your bone and leg have been through a crisis. It has completely lost its strength. All you can do is have the bone re-set and then wait in hopeful expectation that the natural healing process that God has put in place will work. You wait in hopeful expectation but you must also at the right time continue to walk and then eventually run again.
Why did God design the repair process to last so long and be so slow? His understanding is unsearchable. God designed the body and he designed the repair process. The process of healing and repair takes time, is slow and it can’t be rushed. All you can do is wait in hopeful expectation. At first you must REST and not MOVE. Then in time you need to move slowly and build up slowly.
Isa 40:28-31 (ESV)
“Have you not known? Have you not heard? The LORD is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He does not faint or grow weary; his understanding is unsearchable. 29 He gives power to the faint, and to him who has no might he increases strength. 30 Even youths shall faint and be weary, and young men shall fall exhausted; 31 but they who wait for the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.”
Learn in this message how you can increase your strength and what it means to wait on the Lord.
Psa 130:5-7 (NIV)
“I wait for the LORD, my whole being waits, and in his word I put my hope. 6 I wait for the Lord more than watchmen wait for the morning, more than watchmen wait for the morning. 7 Israel, put your hope in the LORD, for with the LORD is unfailing love and with him is full redemption.”
Psa 27:13-14 (NIV)
I remain confident of this: I will see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living. 14 Wait for the LORD; be strong and take heart and wait for the LORD.
Isa 30:18 (NIV)
Yet the LORD longs to be gracious to you; therefore he will rise up to show you compassion. For the LORD is a God of justice. Blessed are all who wait for him!