I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.
What type of punctuation follows that statement in your life? A question-mark? An exclamation-point? Do you quote that verse hoping it will come true?
Jesus teaches that one of the reasons He came to earth is to giving human beings abundant life on this earth, not just in heaven. Yet many Christians are so caught in the grip of fear or anger or addiction that they rarely say with any honesty, “Life just doesn’t get any better than this!”