God is eternal, and powerful, He cannot be kept or contained in a box.
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Psalms 106:48 Blessed be the Lord God of Israel from everlasting to everlasting: and let all the people say, Amen. Praise ye the Lord.
Psalms 103:17 But the mercy of the Lord is from everlasting to everlasting upon them that fear him, and his righteousness unto children’s children;
Only man is dumb enough to try to put God in a box.
“Live near to God, and so all things will appear to you little in comparison with eternal realities.” from Robert Murray M’Cheyne
This verse reminds me of I Cor 4:18 While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal.
Also consider the verse showing the confidence of God in completing what He begun in us. Philippians 1:6 Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ:
So when we pray, remember God is in this eternal realm, and sees things from this perspective.