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Be Still and Know


Psalm 46:10 (NLT)

“Be still, and know that I am God! I will be honored by every nation. I will be honored throughout the world.”

In the midst of life’s constant rush and the clamor of our daily routines, Psalm 46:10 calls us to a profound and transformative act: “Be still, and know that I am God!” This verse is not simply an encouragement to find a moment of physical calm, but an invitation to enter into a deeper spiritual awareness and trust.

Consider the context in which these words were written. The psalmist speaks to a people surrounded by trouble and uncertainty, much like our world today. Our modern struggles might not be with literal wars, but with personal battles—stress, anxiety, and the unending demands on our time and energy. Yet, God’s message remains clear and unchanging: stop striving and recognize His presence and sovereignty.

“Be still” is a call to surrender our frantic efforts and to place our confidence in God’s unchanging nature and perfect plan. In our stillness, we create space for God to work in our hearts and circumstances. It is in these moments of quiet trust that we can truly experience His peace, hear His guidance, and feel His love.

Knowing that He is God fills us with reassurance. It reminds us that He is the Creator, the Almighty, the One who holds the universe together. Despite the chaos that may surround us, His purposes will stand firm. “I will be honored by every nation. I will be honored throughout the world,” He promises. This is a declaration that His glory and majesty will be recognized everywhere, no matter the situation.

As you reflect on Psalm 46:10, let it remind you of God’s control over all things. Take a moment today to pause, to be still in His presence, and to rest in His sovereignty. Allow His peace to quiet your heart and His promise to strengthen your faith. Remember, the God who calls us to be still is the same God who reigns over all with love and power.

Anchor your soul in this truth: God is with you, and He will be honored. Trust in Him, for He is deserving of our stillness, our faith, and our worship.

LoveUmorethanUknow Pastor Stephän Kirby

Each1Reach1 - If today's WORD encourages you, please like and share with others. -SK


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