This seemingly insignificant phrase, "by any means", is actually used to express the urgency of attaining some object sought, along with the means for its attainment. It occurs just four times in the New Testament.
The apostle Paul in 2Corinthians chapters 1 & 2 reminds us of some marvelous truths about the Person and work of God.
2 Corinthians 1:17-18
God The Father