He did not stagger at the promise but stood straight up unbending beneath his mighty load of blessing; and instead of growing weak he waxed strong in the faith, grew more robust, the more difficulties became apparent, glorifying God through His very sufficiency and being “fully persuaded that he who promised was,” not merely able, but as it literally means “abundantly able,” munificently able, able with an infinite surplus of resources, infinitely able to perform.
He is the God of boundless resources. The only limit is in us. Our asking, our thinking, our praying are too small; our expectation is too limited. He is trying to lift us up to a higher conception, and lure us on to a mightier expectation and appropriation.
There is no limit to what we may ask and expect of our glorious El-Shaddai; and there is but one measure given for His blessing, and that is “according to the power that worketh in us.”
He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was strong in faith, giving glory to God; And being fully persuaded that, what he had promised, he was able also to perform.
- A. Simpson