“Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth! [Psalms 46:10 ESV]
I got this.
Take it easy.
Remember, I am God.
I am sovereign.
I am LORD.
Why do you worry?
Why do you get discouraged?
Why do you let others get you down?
Don’t you trust me?
Be still and remember.
Be still and know.
Be still for I Am.
I am Creator
I am Father
and I will reign forever.
All my enemies and yours, WILL be defeated.
All my opponents and yours, WILL be put to shame.
For I have won the victory.
So why, oh why, won’t you be still?
Take it easy.
I got this.
“Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth!”
Psalms 46:10 ESV
Have you obeyed this command?
Have you “stilled” yourself and reflected on the fact that God is God?
Do you believe that God WILL be exalted? No, I mean truly believe it?
Oh Christian, God WILL be exalted. It matters not what is going on in your life. It matters not how Satan ravaging you. It matters not what the world does or says. God WILL be exalted. God sits on His throne. Every one of His enemies will be made a footstool for Him. God rules.
Be still, oh Christian, and remember.
Be still, oh Christian, and believe.
Be still, oh Christian, and know.
This exalted God is your God through Christ Jesus our Lord. Obey and relax and Be still…
The Pastor -|—
Not a creature is stirring, not even the church bats.
For many, the silence here could be deafening but for me it is welcomed. Release time, confirmation and Wednesday Night Live are done for the year. My secretary doesn’t work on Wednesdays. My cell phone is on vibrate. The lights are off (except for the light shining through my office window). And the only potential noise is the church phone or a surprise visitor (both of which may startle me if they happen). So for the time being I am enjoying the silence (I just wish I could fix this squeaky desk chair then all would be good).
I do have things to accomplish today (and they will get done) but this pastor needs some silence for a while:
 And he said, “Go out and stand on the mount before the LORD.” And behold, the LORD passed by, and a great and strong wind tore the mountains and broke in pieces the rocks before the LORD, but the LORD was not in the wind. And after the wind an earthquake, but the LORD was not in the earthquake.  And after the earthquake a fire, but the LORD was not in the fire. And after the fire the sound of a low whisper. (1 Kings 19:11-12 ESV)
 “Be still, and know that I am God.
I will be exalted among the nations,
I will be exalted in the earth!” (Psalm 46:10 ESV)
Hmmm…God encourages silence, day dreaming and just being still. I like that. You don’t need to be moving all the time to be doing the work of the Lord. You don’t need to be talking all the time to be communing with God. You don’t need to be with people all the time to be productive. Sometimes it is just about you and God; alone, together and in silence.
But don’t take my word for it, read your Bible.
Silence your phone.
Lock your door.
Hide from the world.
Resist the blinking notification lights on your phone or tablet.
Don’t respond to that text message you just got.
“Be still, and know that I am God.”
You have God’s permission.
The pastor -|—