“God made us: invented us as a man invents an engine.A car is made to run on gasoline,and it would not run properly on anything else.Now God designed the human machine to run on Himself.He Himself is the fuel our spirits were designed to burn,or the food our spirits were designed to feed on.God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself,because it is not there. There is no such thing.”~C.S. Lewis
“For this reason I remind you to fan into flame the gift of God…for God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of love and of self-discipline.
So do not be ashamed to testify about our Lord…but join with me in suffering for the g
ospel, by the power of God, who has saved us and called us to a holy life—not because of anything we have done but because of his own purpose and grace. This grace was given us in Christ Jesus before the beginning of time, but it has now been revealed through the appearing of our Savior, Christ Jesus, who has destroyed death and has brought life and immortality to light through the gospel.”
2 Timothy 1:6-10