Power is of two kinds. One is obtained by the fear of punishment and the other by acts of love. Power based on love is a thousand times more effective and permanent then the one derived from fear of punishment.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
A racing car is an animal with a thousand adjustments.
Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
I don't want to give advice to people about their religious beliefs, but I do think that it's not smart to bet against the power of science to figure out the natural world. It used to be, a thousand years ago, that if you wanted to explain why the moon moved through the sky, you needed to invoke God.