“After you have suffered a little while, He will restore, support and strengthen you, and He will place you on a firm foundation.” 1 Peter 5:10
Peter picks up the theme of our being perfectly equipped in Christ with these words: “He will restore, support, and strengthen you, and He will place you on a firm foundation.” God Himself must be the one object of our hope and trust in our work, our needs, and our desires.
Just as God is the center of the universe, the one guide that orders and controls its movements, so God must have the same place in the life of the believer. With every new day our first thought should be: Only God can enable me this day to live as He would have me to live.
What should be our attitude towards this God? Shouldn’t we humbly place ourselves in His hands and confess our absolute helplessness? We must yield ourselves in childlike surrender to receive from Him the fulfillment of His promise:
“The God of peace equip you with all you need…