“Be still ‘ means to stop striving, stop fighting, relax. It also means to “put your hands down”. Sometimes we put our hands up to defend ourselves from all that life can bring our way. We put up our hands so that we can fight things off.
+ Psalm 46:10 He says , ” Be still , and know that I am God ; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.” + Exodus 14:14 The LORD will fight for you; you need only to be still .
“ Psalm 46 says God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. The reality is that there will be difficult times, but God promises to be our refuge. When buildings crumbling and our world is shaken.
4 Ways to Be Still and Know that He is God Idea 1: Consider the Nations . . . and Turn Off the News. This psalm shows us that throughout time, people have been concerned about world events. Idea 2: Look Outdoors. Idea 3: Look at the People Around You. Idea 4: Look Inside Yourself. Psalm 46:8-11 (ESV)
Psalm 61:2 Scripture Sign, When My Heart Is Overwhelmed Lead Me To The Rock That Is Higher Than I, Rustic Wood Background, Beautiful Gift.
Explanation and Commentary of Psalm 46 : 1 People seek everywhere for refuge and strength. This is what undergirded so much idolatry in the ancient world, even among God’s chosen people, and this is what undergirds idolatry today. In the Garden of Eden, Adam and Eve had God alone as their refuge and strength.
A: In the Bible, cremation is not labeled a sinful practice. Some biblical references of burning a person with fire seem to suggest the type of life they lived – the enemies of God and God’s laws were promptly cremated as a form of capital punishment.
“ Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.” “Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ .”
God may be silent but he is not absent. Matthew 1:23 says, “The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel” (which means “ God with us”). When you hear God’s silence and feel his absence, trust his presence.
‘I will greatly praise the Lord with my mouth; yea, I will praise him among the multitude.
Consider and hear me, O LORD my God: lighten mine eyes, lest I sleep the sleep of death; Lest mine enemy say , I have prevailed against him; and those that trouble me rejoice when I am moved. But I have trusted in thy mercy; my heart shall rejoice in thy salvation.
“God is within her, she will not fall; God will help her at break of day.”
To Be Still Means To Rest, Be Idle, Be Quiet, Be At Peace (shaqat) Do not be still , God , don’t rest when we are in danger, don’t be at peace while we are afraid, and please don’t be idle when we need You to fight for us. God is never idle but it does feel like He is silent when we most need Him sometimes.
So here are some keys that help me step back into His Presence . Putting right with God . Psalm 32:3-5 the Amplified describes aptly what it can feel like when I am not right with God . Thanksgiving and Gratitude. Praise and Worship. Be still and know that I am God . His Word.
So how many times does the Bible say “Be Still?” In most translations, the word appears about seven times .