It's so awesome that God gives us power. I look at it like before Jesus, the prophets had power. While Jesus was here, he and the disciples had power. Now, the Holy Spirit empowers every Christian. How awesome is that! I literally have power to accomplish the work of God.
The problem is that most Christians don't live that way. We don't act as if we have the power to change the world. The power that changes lives is within me, and I walk around acting like an impotent slug. I'm guessing that's not how Jesus imagined it when he gave me the Holy Spirit. JM