12 Apostles had to be true believers in Christ to think He was worth dying for. Tell me again how hard it is for you to live all God's laws . The apostles certainly illustrate how far we have fallen from true devotion.
God desires to use you. God transforms your human weakness into His amazing grace and power when you decide to serve Him. 2 Cor "My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.
The Holy Spirit is the Lord's precious Grace which only dawns when we truly surrender ourselves and submit to the Will of God.There are nine fruits of the Holy Spirit, which should grow as a result of being indwelt by Him.Extra benefits are reaped!
Nothing can happen without God's permission and God will not allow a difficulty unless He has a divine purpose for it. If you keep your peace, you'll pass the test, and God will bring you out better than you were before.
Never thought of this, but it makes sense: why not ask for the grace to accept God's mercy and abundant love for us? If we can pray "Lord, I believe; help my unbelief," then we can pray for this sort of thing, too.