"Not one of the trials and tribulations we face is beyond our limits, because we have access to help from the Lord. We can do all things through Christ, who strengthens us." More Than Conquerors Through Him That Loved Us; Paul V. Johnson (April 2011)
Life can be incredibly difficult at times, and the trials can last for an extended period of time; therefore, to say that there is NO trial beyond our capacity to deal with is not shallow statement.
We certainly can't overcome any trial on our own strength. Jesus Christ holds all power even over Satan and all the hosts of hell. Jesus Christ can get us out of any bind we get ourselves into, but we have to turn to Him. Your trials are custom fit to you personally, which is what makes them difficult to bear. Elder Maxwell says trials by their very nature are unfair.
How is it possible to overcome and conquer anything in your life? There is only one way and Elder Johnson gave the answer in this quote when he said it is through Jesus Christ.
Name your issue; divorce, abuse, singleness, aloneness, sickness, misery and heartache because of sin or other poor choices, failure, death of a loved one. It could be a million other problems, whatever it is you can conquer it because Christ has faced it already and knows what to do. Come unto Him and seek after Him and you will overcome it. The scriptures through the Holy Ghost will tell you ALL things you should do.
Why does this matter? There are answers and help to any and all your problems you are now facing or will ever face in the future. The gospel has the answer to every personal problem. This knowledge should eliminate all fear and fear is not part of the gospel.
You Have Access To The Lord's Help
Christ said that His grace is sufficient for you if you are humble enough to receive it. Even Christ Himself grew from grace to grace, which means He didn't have a fullness of grace which is strength at first. Being endowed with His grace is one of the greatest blessings you could receive in this life.
The Bible dictionary defines grace as "It is likewise through the grace of the Lord that individuals, through faith in the atonement of Jesus Christ and repentance of their sins, receive strength and assistance to do good works that they otherwise would not be able to maintain if left to their own means."
Receiving His strength doesn't come automatically or without effort. The more effort you put into serving Him and coming unto Him the more grace you will receive. Every person alive needs His help because of the mortal condition.
Many people turn to TV or movies for relief of their pain, but this is a mistake because they still feel empty once they turn the TV off. All the TV did was prolong the pain. Television an become psychologically addicting, and giving little significant value or help to you.
When Christ says He is the bread of life and that His word is quick and powerful; He is saying His gospel is strong enough to heal you. You don't have to spend hours on end reading the scriptures to find something that will bring peace to your troubled soul.
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