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Walk and Not Be Faint: Isaiah 40:31 says, "But those wait for the Lord will gain new strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint"

Christians who have close communion with God "...will walk and not be faint." "Faint" (yaep) is a verb meaning exhausted, fatigued or just plain tired out. The application is not that exhaustion or fatigue will come to us, but in those times of exhaustion and fatigue, when a child of God calls upon the Lord, He will give a supernatural strengthening that enables His faithful child to complete the task.

In Luke we read of the time when Jesus prayed on the Mount of Olives. This was the night before His calling and purpose were about to meet their climax, when the sins of the world were about to be laid upon Him. As He was praying, the Bible says, "An angel from heaven appeared to Him and strengthened Him..." (Luke 22:43) Jesus did not faint from His calling but found strength from His Father to accomplish what He was sent to do.

Jesus being fully God and fully man, shows us who to call to in times when the weight of our callings fall upon us. He shows us our only source for help in fulfilling His ordained task. We can look to Jesus because He is the "...high priest who is [able] to sympathize with our weaknesses, however... [when] ...tempted in every way, just as we are--[He remained] without sin. [Therefore, we can] approach the throne of grace with...

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