“He says, ‘Be still, and know that I am God’” –Psalm 46:10
Busy, busy. Becky just wrote about our false trust in “doing” through busyness. It’s a tough one to accept because our busyness is a habitual coping mechanism.
This word the Lord uses can also be translated “sink” or “relax.”
Other connotations here include: loosen, let go, cease, abandon, fall limp, become helpless.
This word is for children clinging to things, fraught in their activity, wound up over whatever. It holds the power that a parents’ embrace does when a child is scooped up and put at ease.
Thank the Lord we are children of God.
His tone is steady, calming, and reassuring as He commands as a loving parent would: “settle down. I’m here. I’ve got it.”
God is the perfect parent. There is no unsupported claim in His Word.
When He says sink back on me, relax with me, I’ve got this…He can back it up.
Sink into that. Relax. Whew. Be still.
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