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 (Manna 17)
Power From On High
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Power is strength. Power produces work.

            There is physical power and there is spiritual power. Physical power has its limitations. But the power has its limitations. But the power from God is unlimited and beyond. Man is nothing before God (Heb 2:6; Is 40:15, 17).

As believers, in whatever things we do we must rely on the power of God. Only then are we able to accomplish them for we are weak (1 Cor ). But if we rely on the power from on high we shall be strong (Heb ). David, a young child without battle experience, was courageous enough to confront the giant Philistine warrior because he trusted in the Lord. David said to the Philistine, “You come to me with a sword and with a spear and with a javelin; but I come to you in the name of the Lord of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom you have defiled” (1 Sam 17:45-54). Samson was a mighty warrior blessed by God with great power. He was able to tear the lion asunder with his two bare hands (Judg 14:6). When he fought the Philistines he had a fresh jawbone of an ass. With this jawbone he killed one thousand Philistines (Judg ). David and Samson had such victories because they had the power from on high.

Therefore, let us pray earnestly to God. When we have the power of the Holy Spirit, we shall be able to overcome the evil one.


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