This hopeful and encouraging tidbit (that good ol’ Paul wrote to the Philippians way back in 62 A.D.) is and always will be one of my favorite verses. It’s so simple, yet so profound.
There isn’t anything we can do on our own.
There isn’t anything we can’t do with Jesus by our side.
The stark contrast between life with Jesus and life without is mind-blowing. We humans didn’t get where we are today on our own. Heck, without God’s breath of life filling our lungs every single second of every single day, we couldn’t even exist.
If God is willing to give us life, it’s a good bet that He doesn’t want us to waste that life. We were created for a purpose- and though we may not quite know what that purpose might be, we can be sure, that with God’s help, we can handle whatever comes our way!